Month: March 2018

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Our very own Jeni on BBC Radio Wiltshire

Did you hear us on BBC Radio Wiltshire with Graham Seaman? If not why not take a listen and hear from Jeni our Swindon Volunteer Coordinator talking to Graham about our service and how volunteers can make a huge difference to those in local care homes Click here

‘The spark will ignite’: how poetry helps engage people with dementia

Shared reading has a significant impact on mood, concentration and social interaction. A Liverpool charity is running sessions in care homes. Stephanie Brada reads the Henry Charles Beeching poem¬†Going Down Hill on a Bicycle¬†to a group of residents at a care home. They read along with her, some mouthing the words, others silently following the…
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