Highlights from ‘Understanding Dementia’ workshop for people with a learning disability

Posted on 13. May, 2013 by in Featured, Health

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Highlights from the workshop by community nurses looking at dementia @ 5th Big Health Check Day in Gloucester, 10th May 2013. The filming is not great quality but hopefully will be useful in discussing dementia with people who have learning disabilities.

Managing Memory 2gether – local information, advice and group information sessions for people worried about memory, people with dementia and carers of people with dementia: www.2gether.nhs.uk and 0800 694 8800.

See inspiring workshop about sight from the same day: http://stroudcommunity.tv/wonderful-story-looking-after-your-eyes/

Stroud-based county-wide Gloucestershire Voices is a user-led self advocacy organisation for adults with learning disabilities living in Gloucestershire and hopes to have films like this on their website in the future. For more info about Gloucestershire Voices see: www.glosvoices.co.uk

Thank you also to organisers of the 5th Big Health Check Day; NHS 2gether Trust, Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, Gloucestershire County Council and Gloucestershire Voices.

Film and edit Philip Booth.

For more about dementia and learning disability see also this website: http://www.learningdisabilityanddementia.org/

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About Philip

Director and Co-Founder of Stroud Community TV

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