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Dementia Friends: Kingsbridge Dementia Friendly Community

Oct 1, 2019

Being active is important for us all, with benefits for both the mind and body, but for those who may have dementia, keeping active can be a challenge. Janica talks to us about a range of activities designed specifically for those of us who may need that little extra support and we hear how sports and leisure...


Sep 24, 2019

Join Katharine Harrod as she explains how the Kingsbridge and Salcombe Chamber of Commerce actively encourages all businesses to become Dementia Friendly and how easily accessed and simple training benefits the staff, customers, community and the bottom line. "People don't repeat bad experiences, they only repeat...


Sep 19, 2019

Join Ian Sherriff as he talks about his work in dementia care and research which has been recognised with the award of a British Empire Medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. We hear how dementia programmes in the UK's rural communities tie in with global trends and how being part of a Dementia Friendly...


Feb 25, 2019

The church provides a vital link to our more remote and rural communities and through hosting a short dementia awareness session the church can reach out further, acting as a catalyst that brings a deeper understanding to people from all walks of life. Produced for KDFC by iamthehow.


Feb 1, 2019

Karen Girmshaw, Consultant Nurse for Older People talks to us about the Dementia Awareness Training Programme at Derriford Hospital, the positive impact that this has had on patients and carers and how we can also help when planning a visit. As Karen says: "People come to hospital with their dementia, often not because...