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  • Victoria Hill
    Victoria Hill Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:01

    We have just completed our latest round of volunteer recruitment and are very pleased to welcome 8 new team members to Growing Support.

  • Neil Chadborn
    Neil Chadborn Mon, 15/02/2016 - 16:20

    I think people ‘get’ Dementia-Friends or even Dementia-Champions and associated campaigns and events. Dementia-Friendly Communities (or cities) I think may require a bit more work to convey to many people.

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Mon, 25/01/2016 - 13:36

    Learn all about the binturong.

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Mon, 25/01/2016 - 11:31

    A spell of cold winter weather ends as the winds swing round from the east or the Arctic and come from the Atlantic, billowing in from the south west. To step outside on such a morning is heaven; the air is fresh, moist and balmy.

  • Liz Charalambous
    Liz Charalambous Mon, 18/01/2016 - 13:48

    I popped down to our ward this week to see how the new carer’s passport is going.

  • Victoria Hill
    Victoria Hill Fri, 08/01/2016 - 11:14

    My co-founder and I launched Growing Support in 2013 after our own experiences of visiting older relatives living in care and finding them lonely, bored and frustrated despite being surrounded by people.

  • Alistair Burns
    Alistair Burns Mon, 04/01/2016 - 11:42

    Only a few years ago it would have been a real challenge to get a room full of people interested in dementia, to garner excitement and a real sense of possibility for what could be done.

  • Gill Oliver
    Gill Oliver Mon, 04/01/2016 - 10:57

    On a damp, dark evening in November around 80 people came together at County Hall to think about how to meet the challenge of dementia. People came from all parts of Nottinghamshire, from many different organisations and backgrounds, each with a p

  • Justine Schneider
    Justine Schneider Wed, 16/12/2015 - 09:32

    I am on a suburban London train and eavesdropping on a conversation behind me in an almost-empty carriage. The two ladies are in their sixties, I'd guess, discussing their families.

  • Kevin Harvey
    Kevin Harvey Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:10

    On 1st February 2010 the writer Terry Pratchett, author of what he self-mockingly referred to as ‘inexplicably popular fantasy novels’, gave the 34th Richard Dimbleby Lecture.