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Dementia Evidence Toolkit

Dementia Evidence Toolkit created by Rachel Hogg published on 22 August 2016

The Dementia Evidence Toolkit for commissioners, care providers, people working in health and social care and people with Dementia and their families. The toolkit has two resources: A searchable database with information on ove 1433 research studies om interventions for people living with dementia and their carers.

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Hartlepool Befriending Network - Volunteering Opportunities

Hartlepool Befriending Network - Volunteering Opportunities created by Rachel Hogg published on 05 August 2016

Interested in befriending individuals aged 65+ living within the Hartlepool Borough area? As a volunteer you will: Offer friendship and a listening ear Have a friendly chat over a cup of tea or coffee Assist with small daily living tasks Accompany clients on short walks, outings or to local social groups For more information contact:

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Hartlepool Befriending Network

Hartlepool Befriending Network created by Rachel Hogg published on 05 August 2016

What is it? The Hartlepool Befriending Network is aimed at reducing loneliness and isolation in people aged 65+ and over who are living in the Hartlepool Borough area. What are the benefits? Helps to build self-esteem and confidence Improve Health and Wellbeing Motivate clients to access social activities and services

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'Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle'

'Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle' created by Incontrol-able published on 02 August 2016

Let's hope we have a lovely sunny August, but make sure you have an umbrella because it is the Carnival on Saturday and that normally guarantees a downpour for a week! The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has produced a really useful video that explains the principles of the Mental Capacity Act and how they work in practice for people who may lack capacity.  Please follow the link

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