DVSC Dementia Aware Community Led Grants Denbighshire

DVSC is a membership based charity. The DVSC mission is to build resilient communities through voluntary action and social enterprise. Providing excellent support for our members and being an influential voice in Denbighshire and North Wales. DVSC is a membership based charity. Grants of between £250 – £1,000 are available from DVSC for change makers, movers and […]

How to make fidget toys for people living with dementia

Our friends at Dyserth WI already make twiddle blankets. Maybe we could have a chat about fidget toys when we give a talk to them on Friday 11th January. Fiona Crouch shares a knitting pattern for her ‘Snuggle Bear’ fidget toy, designed to reduce anxiety for people with dementia who are feeling restless. Source: How to […]

There is more to a person

This is short video story demonstrating how there is always more to a person than the dementia. What is dementia? The term ‘dementia’ is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. Symptoms of dementia include loss of memory, confusion and problems with speech and understanding. […]

Fairy Lights analogy

Further to our recent Bookcase analogy post. Have you ever come across the Fairy Lights video? The Dementia Friends Fairy Lights analogy video is a non-scientific explanation to help anyone understand how memories are stored and how they might be affected by dementia. This is a explanation to help understand a) how memories are stored […]

Bookcase analogy

Have you ever come across the Bookcase Analogy video? The Dementia Friends bookcase analogy video is a non-scientific explanation to help anyone understand how memories are stored and how they might be affected by dementia. This is a explanation to help understand a) how memories are stored in the brain b) how these memories/feelings can […]

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