Fiddle Muff, Fiddle Apron, Fiddle Bench Competition

Dementia Friendly East Riding Fiddle Item Competition Dementia Friendly East Riding has been running a competition for best Fiddle products. There are three types of Fiddle item which are absolutely amazing for people living with dementia. These Fiddle Products are all designed to provide sensory activities which help to relieve tension and restlessness as part…

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Taking the Movies to our Regulars

We normally run a Dementia Friendly Screening in association with Beverley Parkway which is well attended by many regulars and many of whom live in local care homes. As we are currently unable to run this session due to the Covid restrictions, we decided to take the Movies direct to them. Today one of our…

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Scrubs for the NHS

Scrubs for the NHS  by Fiona Garth During the lockdown for Covid-19 it was established fairly early on that there was a problem with a shortage of scrubs throughout the UK.  A National group on facebook was formed and funds started to be raised to purchase fabric to make scrubs. Very quickly the group grew…

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Gardening for Care Homes – Garden Project

Dementia Friendly East Riding are extremely grateful and thankful to have received so many wonderful donations of plants and seeds. DFER have received so many plants and seeds for Care Homes that we will have sufficient stock for around 18 Care Homes.  These seeds and plants will offer the residents of these care homes such…

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Cinema Screenings – Whats on next?

Our next Dementia Friendly Screening Film will be: “Mary Poppins Returns” Where: Parkway Cinema, Flemingate, Beverley, HU17 OPW          Tel: 01482 968090 When:            Thursday 23rd May, 2019 Arrive:           10:30am for tea/coffee and biscuits Film Start:      11:30am Price:             £4.20 per person…

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Dementia Friendly East Riding “Wins Grant Award”

Smile Foundation in conjunction with Nippon Gohsei UK Limited a subsidiary of the NIPPON Synthetic Chemical Company based at Saltend near Hull has awarded a £500 grant to the charity to support future activities for people living with dementia in the East Riding area. Trustee Simon Foster said: “This is a most welcome award and…

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Come and join our team…

Dementia Friendly East Riding has been an active charity within the region for two years now and we have been so successful that we are seeking additional Trustees. See our news page for full details of how to join our active, lively and friendly Board. Kind Regards Phil Anastasi Chair

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Looking Beyond..next showing

We are delighted to announce that the results of our caption and photo competition can now be viewed at 360 Degree Accountants on Albion Street Hull. This will be the final showing of the boards for now…but look out for future showings in due course.

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Our thanks..

..to Leigh Lockwood who has donated £400 for DFER by completing the Tough Mudder challenge this summer. It involves a twelve mile run over a very muddy course which contains obstacles the Spanish Inquisition may have thought up. Afterwards Leigh told me “In a strange way I thoroughly enjoyed the day.  It was tough, muddy and…

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