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Creative Responses to Dementia


Wednesday, 25 April 2018 from 09:30 to 15:15 (BST)

Creative Responses to Dementia

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 Creative Responses to Dementia

An Event for Churches that want to be more Dementia Friendly


Together Middlesbrough and Cleveland are hosting this conference as part of their Faithfully Ageing Better programme in partnership with Livability. This important event is for people from any church that wants to reach out and support people living with dementia and their carers. 

Where will the event be?                   

At the Trinity Centre, James Street, North Ormesby, Middlesbrough, TS3 6LD

When will the event be?

Wednesday 25th April, 9.30 for a prompt 10am start till 3.15pm

Creative Responses to Dementia is:

An invitation to churches, people living with dementia and their carers, faith-based community and voluntary sector organisations and health and social care practitioners to explore how we can support people living with dementia as well as their carers, and to share the challenges involved.

What will the event cover?

Creative Responses to Dementia is an event which celebrates creativity and its relationship to dementia through a series of inspiring talks, practical workshops, and theological reflection. There will be opportunity to share the challenges and joys of supporting those who live with dementia and their carers.

The day will include:

  • A keynote address from David Richardson, dementia coordinator for Churches Together in Cumbria
  • A range of workshops including worship, music and memories, spirituality, and Godly Play for people living with dementia.

How much does the event cost?

This event is free to book, refreshments and a buffet lunch are provided and donations to cover costs are welcome on the day. This conference is being funded by the Faithfully Ageing Better project; a partnership between Together Middlesbrough and Cleveland and Ageing Better Middlesbrough.

For further information contact:

Maddy Fisher - or 07532 744924 




Since 2012 Livability’s  Dementia-Friendly Churches Programme has been engaging church communities in considering practical responses to dementia, looking at worship, theology, community partnering and encouraging participation.


Together Middlesbrough & Cleveland is the local expression of the Church Urban Fund in the Diocese of York.  The project is locally managed with representatives from a variety of church traditions, bringing their expertise and experience, to shape our work to meet locally identified priorities which includes supporting churches to become Dementia Friendly. They do this alongside Faithfully Ageing Better, a project within Middlesbrough MIND’s Ageing Better initiative

Do you have questions about Creative Responses to Dementia? Contact Livability

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Trinity Centre
James Street
North Ormesby
TS3 6LD Middlesbrough
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 from 09:30 to 15:15 (BST)

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