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Our biggest research trial yet starts in September!


We are always looking at ways to make sure that the courses and resources that we offer are the best they can be at supporting carers of people living with dementia.   The Empowered Conversations course has been designed to enable carers to establish and maintain good communication and relationships with those they support.  Through [...]

Our biggest research trial yet starts in September!2021-06-10T09:20:25+00:00

My mum, dementia and me!


“The best medicine is that we have our relationship back thanks to good communication techniques” When Gail felt she had no one to turn to for help when her mum Joan was displaying signs of dementia - despite going down many avenues looking for support - one call to Empowered Conversations changed everything and enabled [...]

My mum, dementia and me!2021-06-04T06:30:33+00:00

Moving Beyond Words – How to communicate without speech


We are always looking at ways to further support family carers, those people living with dementia, and professional carers, and our new pilot project ‘Moving Beyond Words’ is the next training course that we will be adding to the Empowered Conversation package of resources - something we are really excited to share. Ironically, there had [...]

Moving Beyond Words – How to communicate without speech2021-05-12T10:55:19+00:00

What is Empowered Movement?


‘I love to see the joy in their connection’ Clare Tallis Thanks to recent National Lottery funding after our move to join AgeUK Salford last November, the pilot of our new Empowered Movement programme has well and truly taken off.  The sky really is the limit as we continue in our mission to support as [...]

What is Empowered Movement?2021-03-31T11:32:56+00:00

Escape to the Disco: A chat with our resident DJ – Ged Reek!


Families have been transforming their living rooms into dance floors every week with DJ Ged’s virtual ‘Escape to The Disco’ sessions, which we started back April 2020 in response to Covid and to help keep loved ones connected during lockdown.  Care home residents and their relatives are able to tune into the hour-long Zoom calls to [...]

Escape to the Disco: A chat with our resident DJ – Ged Reek!2021-03-03T10:28:17+00:00

A Virtual Dance Floor


Families are connecting virtually on the dancefloor with our ‘Escape to the Disco’ sessions Grab your handbags, put on your dancing shoes and meet us on the dancefloor for our ‘Escape to the Disco’ sessions.  In our eyes, anywhere can be a dancefloor, whether that is your living room or kitchen or the care home [...]

A Virtual Dance Floor2021-02-12T17:28:48+00:00
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