Dementia Friendly Church?


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A press release:

The role of using creative approaches in developing dementia friendly churches was the subject of an event yesterday, by national disability and community engagement charity – Livability.

 

The event drew together church leaders, community workers and carers to discuss the vital role that churches can play in supporting people living with dementia.

 

‘We all need to find ways of creating more inclusive communities for those living with dementia,’ says Charlotte Overton-Hart – a Livability Associate involved in organising the day.

‘With dementia ever present in the news, and with the devastating impact it can have on so many people’s lives and families, it’s easy to adopt a very disabling view of the condition. But we want to challenge that mind-set and say that there is much that can be done to bring hope, community and full participation for people living with dementia. Churches –…

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