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93rd Bristol Guides join the Purple Angel Campaign!

93rd Bristol Guides join the Purple Angel Campaign   On Tuesday23rd September, as a result of taking part in a Dementia awareness workshop,  the 93rd Bristol (Westbury Park) Guides joined the Purple Angel Campaign and became Dementia aware. Following some … Continue reading

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Reporting back : Dementia Day on the Buses

What a great was had by all those attending the “Dementia Day on the buses event at Lawrence Hill Bus Depot on Friday 12th September. The programme included:- • A dementia awareness session with some of the drivers, their trainers … Continue reading

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Compass Point (South St. Primary School), Bedminster becomes Dementia aware!

Following a Dementia awareness workshop on 8th July, Year 6 children at Compass Point School presented what they had learnt to the rest of the school on 15th July. They did this through dramatising two real life scenarios involving people … Continue reading

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Elmlea Junior School supports the Purple Angel Campaign.

Each year, Year 6 Elmlea children put on a “Leavers Play” for their parents, just prior to moving on to secondary school. Parents are asked to contribute to a retiring collection to show their appreciation, which is then given to … Continue reading

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First Anniversary of BDAA

Exactly one year ago, on the 9th July 2013, BDAA was launched at Westbury Baptist Church. To follow on from last Saturdays charity concert by the Harlequins, a birthday party was held with a cake (with icing representing the Purple … Continue reading

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Harlequins celebrate BDAA’s First anniversary.

On Saturday 6th July, BDAA celebrated their first anniversary at Westbury Baptist Church by holding a charity concert with the Harlequins. A great evening enjoyed by all those attending!

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St. Peter’s Hospice Volunteers become Dementia aware.

Following two sessions on “Dementia Friends” and the “Purple Angel Campaign” from BDAA, volunteers at St. Peter’s Hospice in Charlton Rd become Dementia aware as well as helping people with Cancer

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Knightstone residents become Dementia aware

Following a “Dementia Friends” and “Purple Angel Campaign” session on 24th June, residents in Knightstone Housing, Springfielkds, Filton become Dementia aware.

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Airport to incorporate Dementia awareness into their staff training

Following a meeting between BDAA and Jacqui Mills on 17th June, Bristol International Airport is to introduce Dementia awareness into their staff training. This will make it the first Dementia Aware Airport in the world (unless you know otherwise!).

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“Is Bristol a Dementia Friendly City” Roadshow?

On Friday 13th June, our third”Is Bristol a Dementia Friendly” Roadshow was held at the Brunelcare HQ in Saffron Gardens, Whitehall. Local MP, Kerry McCarthy attended and gave her support to our objective of creating a Dementia Friendly Community in … Continue reading

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