Monthly Archives: March 2019

Monthly Archive March 2019

Combat Stress 100: a unique collaboration with Age Exchange

In May 2019 Age Exchange joined with the military mental health charity Combat Stress to create a nationwide programme to mark its centenary. Combat Stress 100 has aimed not only to share the remarkable history of Combat Stress but to engage with veterans and their families, enabling them to share their own story. All those […]

Pioneering Dementia Service Opens In Manchester

The former Labour MP, Hazel Blears, opened the launch of a pioneering new dementia service in Manchester on Friday, named the ‘EachStep Club’, that uses arts, creativity and reminiscence to transform the lives of people living with dementia. The launch of the new arts-based dementia day care service, which is being held in partnership between […]

Age Exchange: Blackheath’s community space for a coffee, a read and an activity

  Where can you find a library, a café, a bijou shabby-chic garden, enjoy arts and fitness classes and take part in supporting older carers and people with dementia?  The answer is the Age Exchange in Blackheath. Invited to have a look around, I visited on the last of this February’s ‘mini-Spring’ days, with my […]

Introducing Preparing4Care – Personal Reference Guide

Introducing Preparing4Care – Personal Reference Guide ​​Preparing4Care is at the forefront of driving innovation and person-centred support throughout the social care sector. This FREE service is a web-based personal reference guide that aims to record a person’s preferences and wishes earlier in their life. In many cases, families, alongside care professionals, may be left in the […]

Guest blogger visits Age Exchange

  Many of you will know, that I live in Blackheath, London and I have done for most of my life. Living in the area for so long has meant that I’ve been to most of the restaurants, shops and other amenities that Blackheath has to offer – including Age Exchange located in the heart […]

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