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1 million Dementia Friends announced

The Alzheimer’s Society announced last week that they have successfully trained 1 million Dementia Friends. Dr Trevor Adams, Livability’s Dementia Friendly Churches Associate, said: ‘We are

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Tailored Training to Help Your Church Become Dementia-Friendly

Livability has recently developed an innovative 4-day Dementia Friendly Church Training programme. This training programme forms one element of our ongoing initiative to equip churches with the knowledge

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Livability joins with Christian mental health charity to combat stigma in churches

Livability and Premier Mind and Soul, a Christian mental health charity, have combined to create a new resource to help churches better understand people with mental health needs in their congregations. What

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Shaking those Blue Mondays

You may have noticed that it was ‘Blue Monday’ earlier this week and, well, you may have wished you hadn’t. It’s based on a spurious equation conjured by a PR agency for a travel company a

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Livability support World Mental Health day

October 10th is World Mental Health day- an annual celebration of mental health education, awareness and advocacy. Livability fully supports World Mental Health day and believes it is vital that the challenges

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Livability backs calls for greater practical and financial support for families affected by Dementia

On September 10th the Alzheimer’s society published Dementia UK: The Second Edition, prepared by the London School of Economics and King’s College London. The report is the most comprehensive review

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Greenbelt success – Hundreds of people trained to be Dementia Friends

At this year’s Greenbelt festival, Livability had a clear aim: to train as many people as possible to become Dementia Friends. This national campaign takes just one hour and teaches people about dementia,

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Livability creates new resources to help churches become dementia friendly

To coincide with National Dementia Awareness week (18 to 25 May 2014), Livability’s Community Engagement Team have developed a new set of resources to help churches become dementia friendly.   Developed

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Happiness Growing

Hundreds of people have participated in The Happiness Course since it began last year. The course has fast grown in popularity with many courses taking place across the country including Liverpool, Dorset,

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Livability’s Dementia Friendly Churches Update

It’s been a busy few months for the Dementia Friendly Churches programme, run by Livability’s Community Engagement team, as they aim to equip churches to become more inclusive, welcoming places for

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