09 Feb

Dementia Friendly Communities – North Tyneside

We have arranged two sessions, one in North Shields and the second in Whitley Bay to look at how we make North Tyneside more dementia friendly.  Whilst the second part of each session will have a place focus, they are open to everyone with an interest in doing something more to help people with dementia…

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29 Jan

Caring with Confidence sessions for Carers – starting 4 February 2020

Hello, As part of our training offer we will be running Caring with Confidence sessions for Carers who are supporting people with memory problems including Dementia. The course is held over five weeks and will commence on 4th February 2020 (1.30pm – 4pm).   The sessions will be delivered at the Carers’ Centre in North Shields. Download…

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14 Jan

Volunteer for a world without dementia: GLOW Tyneside – 14 March 2020

Saturday 14 March, Baltic Square, Gateshead Alzheimer’s Society’s brand new event, GLOW Tyneside, will be shining a light on dementia, with an evening walk starting at finishing at Baltic Square. They need around 70 volunteers in Tyneside to help make GLOW a success. There is something for everyone, with roles based in the event site and along…

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28 Oct

Healthwatch dementia and mental health service experience

Healthwatch North Tyneside would like to hear your views and experiences of using mental health and dementia services for older people – what is working well? what could be done better? Mental health for older people was highlighted as a priority for local people in our annual ‘What matters to you?’ survey. By sharing your views…

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16 Mar

North Tyneside Safe Place Project

The Safe Place scheme is aimed at any adult who may be vulnerable as a result of problems with their physical or mental health or because they have a learning disability. They may be experiencing dementia, be anxious, lost, upset or afraid. Members of the Safe Places scheme carry a scheme card and/or a Safe…

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