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Memory Concerns and Dementia

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  • People with experience of memory problems, and their carers, are invited to take part in involvement and feedback groups at our Brain Health Center, to shape the research we do.

Autumn/Winter 2018:

  • September to December: Participate in a Feedback Group to ensure that patients’ and carers’ views are central to creating the Brain Health Centre. More information here.
  • 20th September  Young Dementia Conference in Birmingham.
  • 25 September: Healthy Abingdon event, 4.30pm until 7pm. Find out what’s being done to help people with dementia, mental health problems and learning difficulties. There will also be a chance for people to say what should be done. This event is open to all and will be held at the Northcourt Centre in Abingdon. Find more information here.
  • 1st October: “Older People Day” – an opportunity for the over 50’s to come along to ask advice, find out about new information, meet friends, as well as make new friends; enjoy finding a new and different hobby or skill and learn about the many interesting and varied activities available in their area. Venue: Oxford Town Hall. More information here.
  • 2nd and 3rd October: ‘Finding Joy’, an award-winning play “approaching the subject of dementia with humour and humanity” at the Cornerstone, Didcot. More information here.
  • 14th October: Warneford Apple Day – kids games, a tea stall, a conker competition, bake your own apple pie competition and community apple juicing – make sure to bring your own container. Venue: Warneford Apple Orchard. More information here.
  • 6th – 8th November: Workshops, talks, stands and events at the 13thUK Dementia Congress in Brighton. Reduced rates for people living with dementia, carers and students.
  • 19th November: ‘Finding Joy’, an award-winning play that explores the subject of dementia with humour and humanity, brings our Buckinghamshire partnership project to raise dementia awareness to a close.

 All year round:

  • Lights Up:free art-based sessions for people with dementia, their families, friends and carers. In Chipping Norton and Carterton
  • Arts 4 Dementia: art events to empower people affect d by dementia. Mostly around London.
  • Carers Oxfordshire: training and social events
  • Carers Buckinghamshire: training and social events
  • Creative Dementia Arts Network (CDAN)– network helping artists, arts organisations and arts venues to adapt their work for people with dementia and their carers. Also host their own events.

Last updated: 21 September, 2018