Author Archives: Colin Bray

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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Dementia Friendly Showings at Exeter Picturehouse

The first dementia friendly screenings took place at Exeter Picturehouse during Dementia Awareness Week The screening was Calamity Jane and over 90 attended to reminisce, enjoy a great social trip out in the City’s atmospheric cinema. Exeter Picturehouse continues their programme … Continue reading

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Green Tree Court names Exeter Dementia Alliance Group of the Year

Lexicon Healthcare’s flagship nursing home, Green Tree Court has named Exeter Dementia Action Alliance (EDAA) as their group of the year. David Barenskie, Head of Dementia Care at Green Tree Court said, “The Exeter Dementia Action Alliance’s goal of making the … Continue reading

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Watch Hiblio TV – with Gina Awad, Dementia Friends Champion

Join the fine folks from Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust and their informative video channel. They recently interviewed Gina about how much Dementia Friends are doing to build a dementia friendly community. And here is the video…

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Phonic FM ‘Living Better With Dementia’ radio interviews now available!

Gina hosts a radio show on Phonic FM every two months helping to raise awareness of dementia through interviews with people involved with and affected by the condition. The interviews are intended to be both informative and to have an … Continue reading

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Gina Awad given City Ambassador Award

Gina was among the people honoured at The Echo’s prestigious Pride of Exeter awards on the 22nd November. The event at Sandy Park was designed to shine a light on some of the great achievements and people to be found in Exeter, … Continue reading

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The Exeter Dementia Action Alliance Launches!

    The Exeter Dementia Action Alliance officially launch at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum on Wednesday 18th November. Over 100 attended including the Lord Mayor, city and county councillors, Alliance members, people living with dementia and their care partners. … Continue reading

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Dementia Friends Session at Exeter College

Gina was invited by Anna Rawles to deliver a Dementia Friends session at Exeter College this week. The 20 Health and Social Care students showed such enthusiasm and engagement, and some of them are already working in dementia care. When asked to consider how … Continue reading

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A big thank you to Waitrose Community Matters

During September the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance were selected by the Waitrose Community Matters scheme. As you can see we were a popular choice! Thank you to everybody who voted for us with their tokens, your choice will help us build … Continue reading

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