A Walk in the Park

The sun is shining in Salford.  After months of rain and snow and very little of the blue stuff it feels like nature is finally a buzz with Spring.  Colour catches my eye as I tread the usual path to the [...]

Bereavement Group

During the Covid-19 Pandemic, Age UK Salford Dementia Support Service team identified a need for bereavement support for some of their carers within the service.  We realised that people who had been bereaved during this time weren’t able to access [...]

Can pets help a person living with dementia?

We are a nation of dog-lovers and cat fans: turning to our four-legged friends for support, joy and stress-relief. People living with dementia can enjoy these benefits of keeping a pet. But, as with any pet owner, there are considerations [...]

Sharing is Caring for World Alzheimer’s Day

Sharing is caring: Carers share their knowledge of a dementia diagnosis this World Alzheimer’s Day Carers are sharing their knowledge this World Alzheimer’s Day – to support other carers facing a new diagnosis of dementia.  Salford-based project Empowered Conversations – [...]

Empowered Conversations has been developed by Six Degrees Social Enterprise and The Institute of Dementia at the University of Salford. It is supported by the Big Lottery Fund and Innovate UK.

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