Tag Archives: Community Interest Company (CIC)

Mindfulness for People With Dementia Project: Part 2 (Innovations in Dementia / Positive Ageing Associates)

Summary Mindfulness involves training the attention to savour the present moment, concentrating on the here and now. Innovations in Dementia CIC have funding from the Sir Halley Stewart Trust for a second “Mindfulness for people with dementia” project, which will … Continue reading

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Brain Waves Newsletter: the Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project (DEEP)

Summary The June issue of the “Brain Waves” newsletter focused on the Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project (DEEP). There is a new website dedicated to this project: http://www.dementiavoices.org.uk Issue No. 63 reports on the DEEP networking event, held in Exeter … Continue reading

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Care Fit For VIPS (VIPS Framework of Dementia Care)

Summary The Care Fit for VIPS toolkit is based on the VIPS Framework of Dementia Care. It provides resources which help the development of person-centred care in care homes. The VIPS Framework was developed by the Association of Dementia Studies, led … Continue reading

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New Organisational Models for Health and Social Care Delivery (Health and Social Care Partnership South East)

Summary This briefing paper reviews the development of employee ownership and social enterprises in health and social care. It looks at the creation of new forms of organisation as alternatives to direct service provision or conventional outsourcing. It is aimed … Continue reading

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Portrait of an Artist as a Person with Dementia (NHS Local)

Summary A video has been made available via the NHS Local web site, showing how Peter Thursby (sculptor and educator) is managing to cope after being diagnosed as suffering from dementia. This is one of a series of films, produced and … Continue reading

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Innovative Ideas and Solutions to Improve Quality of Life for People with Dementia: Innovations in Dementia (a Community Interest Company)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 11, June 2011]. Summary Innovations in Dementia is a community interest company which supplies innovative ideas to improve quality of life for people with … Continue reading

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