16 01, 2019

Become a Devon Dementia Friends Champion!

By |2019-01-16T10:36:02-06:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dementia Friends are looking for people to unite against dementia and become a Dementia Friends Champion. Dementia Friends will also be holding an induction day day in Plymouth on Tuesday 5th February. A Dementia Friends Champion is a volunteer who encourages positive action and wants to make a difference to [...]

19 06, 2018

Children and Young People Stakeholder Event 14th June

By |2018-06-19T22:10:05-05:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

For those who attended the CYP Stakeholder Event on 14th June, below are the slides and other information from the event, and the link to the Livewell South West Ten Wishes video is below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz-kkQ9p-z8   Please send any examples of work you are doing or plan to do around [...]

17 04, 2018

DeStress Update

By |2018-04-17T19:11:15-05:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

The DeStress research project is now over half way through and we’ve almost finished our data collection phase. 97 people have taken part in focus groups and 57 people have taken part in interviews in Plymouth (Devonport, Stonehouse, St Budeaux and Barne Barton) and Teignmouth. At this stage we wanted [...]

7 12, 2017

Advice for families on coping with dementia at Christmas

By |2017-12-07T09:17:11-06:00December 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Christmas can be overwhelming for many of us, with the hectic period of shopping, cooking and family gatherings putting a strain on relationships. But when someone in your family has dementia, it brings different challenges that are very easy to overlook. Understanding dementia is crucial for the person living with [...]

6 12, 2017

Have your say: Capital Investment for Derriford's Mental Health Facilities

By |2017-12-06T09:29:45-06:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Plymouth Hospitals Trust and Livewell SW are working on a bid for some capital monies to improve facilities at Derriford A&E and CDU when people attend with mental health crisis. As part of the bid it would be great if we can reference some consultation with local service users and [...]