Read more about the article <strong>Artworks created by dementia group will pack a punchline at new exhibition</strong>

Artworks created by dementia group will pack a punchline at new exhibition

Works of art created by people living with dementia will be showcased at an event in Hull to raise awareness of the condition and to promote understanding of its impact on the senses – including humour. Music, sculpture, paintings and photography are among the art forms which will feature in the three-day exhibition at Social in Humber Street from Monday 13 March until Wednesday 15 March. All the work has resulted from a project delivered…

Read more about the article Maritime outreach activities for people with Dementia
These bespoke activity packs will aim to stimulate minds, reminisce, encourage sharing of memories and stave off boredom

Maritime outreach activities for people with Dementia

Local people who have dementia and their families are to be offered a new maritime themed activity pack. The Hull Maritime project, funded by Hull City Council and The National Lottery Heritage Fund, will share the new activity packs with the city’s Extra Care facilities, and partner organisations working with older people and their family members and carers. An initial trial phase will gather feedback before a wider rollout takes place. Maritime Memories aims to…


Therapist boosts Daisy Appeal wellbeing with long-distance campaign

A holistic therapist has boosted the wellbeing of a leading local charity by raising funds and awareness from a campaign which reached customers the length and breadth of the country. Karen Engstrom, who runs her holistic therapy business and her Neal’s Yard Remedies Organic online shop from her home in Ackworth, West Yorkshire, contributed her commission from a week’s worth of sales to support the Daisy Appeal in memory of her late uncle, who lived…