Author Archives: Colin Bray

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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Green Tree Court community summer fete raises charity funds

Green Tree Court recently welcomed over 150 friends, family and local community members for a fun day of games, music and home-made tasty treats at its first annual Summer Fete. Both residents and guests alike were able to enjoy each … Continue reading

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National Care Home Day at Green Tree Court

Green Tree Court, the prestigious Dementia and Nursing Home and Alliance member celebrated National Care Home Day on Friday 17 June. For more info go here

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Exeter City FC Organisations Join the Exeter Dementia Alliance

EXETER CITY Football Club has scored a dementia action hat-trick.  Three of its organisations have been accepted as members of the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance and can now proudly use the ‘Working to become Dementia Friendly’ logo. Read more here

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Bishop Nick, Bishop of Plymouth hosted a dementia briefing in Exeter for local clergy and lay ministers for Dementia Awareness Week 2016. Bishop Nick said: “I am delighted that churches in Exeter are part of the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance. … Continue reading

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