Author Archives: Colin Bray

Shining a Light 2019 Calendar – Available Now

Our 2019 Shining a Light Calendar – created by acclaimed cartoonist Tony Husband – is available to purchase for just £6 – £8 p+p. All proceeds go to the Exeter Dementia Alliance supporting increased awareness and working towards a dementia-friendly Exeter. Purchase your calendar from: Royal Albert … Continue reading

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Exeter Dementia Alliance – Official Charity of the Christmas Light Switch On

A massive thank you to InExeter and everybody who stopped to talk to us during festivities leading up to the Christmas Light switch on. We all had a great time, a real highlight of the year.

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Exeter Chiefs Season Launch Dinner

The Exeter Alliance was delighted to attend the Exeter Chiefs Season Launch dinner last month. As an Exeter Chiefs Foundation Charity of the Year are very grateful for their support. Pictured: Tony Rowe OBE; Gina Awad; Sara and Barrie Carless; Michael Caines MBE

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We are uniting for Dementia … Dementia Awareness Week, 14-20 May

The Alzheimer’s Society is asking everyone across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to unite against dementia.  Dementia is set to be the 21st century’s biggest killer. But awareness and understanding remains low and many families are facing it alone. During Dementia Awareness … Continue reading

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EDAA Lead Gina Awad recognised at national Dementia Friendly Awards 2016

  Exeter’s Gina Awad has been recognised for her “remarkable” efforts to make life better for people with dementia at Alzheimer’s Society’s 2016 Dementia Friendly Awards. The national awards celebrate organisations, communities and individuals making outstanding contributions towards improving the … Continue reading

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Exeter City Council backs plans to make Exeter a Dementia Friendly City

Exeter City Council has joined a rapidly growing movement to make Exeter a Dementia Friendly Community. The City Council has formerly announced that it is now a member of the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance (EDAA). It joins over 50 organisations … Continue reading

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Exeter City Football Club Dementia Match Day

What a fabulous afternoon we had at Exeter City Football Club last weekend for our dementia-focused match day. Grateful thanks to the Club, Supporters Trust and Exeter City Football in the Community. We would like to thank our super group of … Continue reading

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Exeter Dementia Action Alliance shortlisted in Exeter Community awards 2016

The Exeter Dementia Action Alliance were delighted to be shortlisted at the Exeter Community awards 2016 in the category of ‘Friendly Community Together’. Ann McCauley, wife of Dan who lives with Dementia and resides at Green Tree Court care home … Continue reading

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Lexicon Healthcare match Green Tree Court residents charity funding

Last month Stephen Pattrick, Lexicon Healthcare CEO presented hundreds of pounds to local charities in Exeter. The monies raised by residents has been matched by care home owners Lexicon Healthcare Group, following a successful summer fete. The event which was attended by … Continue reading

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Exeter stores join with Exeter Dementia Alliance to raise awareness of dementia

Partners from John Lewis in the city centre department store have undergone training to become Volunteer Dementia Friends Champions following a Dementia Friends session, an Alzheimer’s Society initiative. The Partners will be delivering the information sessions in-house to their fellow … Continue reading

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