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Specal Research Statement by Kings College London

Following extensive work by Kings College London, we are please to jointly announce a statement of the outcomes from this research. Full details of the statement can be found at the following link  

Jake takes the plunge to raise money for Contented Dementia Trust

Jake Robinson from Lincolnshire has decided to take the plunge and is going to swim 10 km in open water in the beautiful Lake Windermere! How awesome is that? His decision to do this amazing swim has come as a result of the Trust helping his father, who was diagnosed with dementia at the age of 58. In Jake's

The Search for Contentment in Dementia Care

The Comforting Fictions of Dementia Care Many facilities are using nostalgic environments as a means of soothing the misery, panic, and rage their residents experience. In June 2018 Penny Garner was approached by Larissa MacFarquhar, a writer with the renowned New Yorker (NY) magazine, who was working on an in-depth article about innovative approaches to dementia care. Larissa had

Yoga, Dementia and the SPECAL Photograph Album

American Yoga teacher Amber Burke has written a recently published article in 'Yoga International' following an interview with Penny Garner. "Given yoga’s promise, some of us may wonder if yoga is a good idea for our relative, friend, or patient with dementia. “It might be, or it might not be,” said Penny Garner in a recent phone interview. Penny is the

Cycle Ride to Paris in aid of The Contented Dementia Trust

We are proud to announce that three members of the Rotary Club of Burford & Kingham have successfully completed their challenging charity cycle ride from Burford to Paris in aid of the Trust. Club members, John Smith, Stuart Jackson and Mike Lynes were supported by Stuart’s son-in-law, Phil Dowling, a proficient cyclist. As of writing £1,280 has been raised as a

Contented Dementia Trust Receives £2,300 Donation from the Burford Ladies Golf Club

The Ladies section of the Burford Golf Club have recently presented Contented Dementia Trust with a £2,300 donation! This donation included a cheque for £1,000 received earlier in the year. Burford Golf Club have been supporters of Contented Dementia Trust for a few years. The leader of this year’s fundraising efforts was Lady Captain Patti Barry. Patti presented the final cheque for £1,300


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