Bringing together people and organisations supporting people living with Dementia in Leeds to share learning and celebrate successes.

About this Event

100% Digital LeedsLeeds Older People’s Forum and Dementia Friendly Leeds worked in partnership to host this event, bringing together people and organisations supporting people living with Dementia.

In Leeds we have over 50 memory cafes and a wide range of Dementia Friendly activities and support groups, and this event was an opportunity to:

  • Share learning and best practice
  • Find out what resources and support are available
  • Discuss challenges and current barriers
  • Join the Dementia Friendly network and connect with other organisations/memory cafes in the city
  • Become a Digital Champion and find out ways you can introduce digital technology into your activities to support people living with Dementia

The Speakers:

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Leeds Older People’s Forum

Find out how your community, organisation, group or activity can become Dementia Friendly. Hear from Leeds Older People’s Forum and Time to Shine about the support available to you and gain an awareness of what other activities and sessions are available in Leeds to connect with.

100% Digital Leeds

Discover how100% Digital Leeds have delivered the NHS Widening Participation Dementia Pathfinderproject trialling digital technology for people living with Dementia and their Carers. Hear from organisations that have now embedded digital into their activities and are using iPads and Virtual Reality for reminiscence therapy.

The Alzheimer’s Society

Hear from The Alzheimer’s Societyabout the projects and support they provide in Leeds for people living with dementia.

Leeds Playhouse

Nicky Taylor from Leeds Playhouse will be sharing how they’re proud to be a dementia-friendly theatre and promote their creative sessions and upcoming theatre performances.

Voluntary Action Leeds: Funding Advice

Find out about funding available for your dementia café and activities you want to deliver, from Voluntary Action Leeds. Keep track of funding sources by searching on the Funding Leeds website, get tips on what you need in place to successfully access funds, and find out where you can get support.

 

 

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