Dementia Friendly Developments 3

Faith in Older  People At a recent seminar in Allan Park South Church, Stirling there was a presentation by Faith in Older people.  This is an Edinburgh based charity with  a newly released learning resource entitled ‘One step at a time’.        One step at a time Their website has a wealth of information.  Please visit:     …

Dementia Friendly Developments 2

Playlist for life – Music for Dementia Playlist for Life is a charity founded in 2013 by writer and broadcaster Sally Magnusson after the death of her mother, Mamie, who had dementia.  More than 20 years of scientific research shows that listening to a personal playlist can make living with dementia easier and happier. Building…

St Margaret’s Parish Church in Glenrothes has been honoured with the ‘Dementia Friendly Glenrothes’ award from Alzheimer Scotland

St Margaret’s Parish Church in Glenrothes has been honoured with the ‘Dementia Friendly Glenrothes’ award from Alzheimer Scotland, which was presented at their monthly All Age Celebration Service on Sunday 2 September. The accolade was bestowed on them for their work to improve accessibility in their church for those with dementia. Rev Eileen Miller of…

Helpful Signage

Most church members will know their way around their church buildings including their halls. For visitors and those members who have failing eyesight, dementia, dyslexia and other conditions, clear and informative sings are indispensable. Many churches around the country are beginning to address this challenge by the simple and relatively inexpensive addition of relevant signage…