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COVID-19 Vaccine for Carers

COVID-19 Vaccine for Carers

Are you a paid or unpaid carer and would like to have the COVID-19 vaccine? As a registered carer you may be eligible regardless of your age. To register as a carer, whether paid or unpaid, you simply need to visit your local GP surgery website and locate an online...

Activities for Those Living with Dementia

Activities for Those Living with Dementia

The Health Innovation Network have put together this useful pack full of activities, to help those living with Dementia - this guide includes the BBC Reminiscence Archive, Music Mirrors, Livestreams of Concerts, Museums and more, Exercise and lots more. To download...

Council for Mosques Position on COVID-19 Vaccines

Council for Mosques Position on COVID-19 Vaccines

Council for Mosques proactively supports the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approved Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines. We encourage the Muslim community to take the immunisation, protecting themselves and their loved...

Green Social Prescribing Survey

Green Social Prescribing Survey

West Yorkshire & Harrogate Health and Care Partnership are applying for funding to develop a regional green social prescribing project, which will help connect more people to nature-based activities, in order to improve their mental health and wellbeing. We’d...

Local family offer to cook Christmas meals on behalf of Dad

Local family offer to cook Christmas meals on behalf of Dad

This Christmas, Dementia Friendly Keighley are working with local communities to try and get Christmas meals to those who otherwise may not have one, due to living alone or isolating on COVID guidance. One caring family have offered to prepare up to 30 meals, on...

Art & Story Sessions

Art & Story Sessions

Art & Story sessions is a free opportunity for people living with Dementia and their companions, to try some surprising, creative activities, including wet-on-wet painting and storytelling. The group meets online, twice a month. Materials and ideas are sent out in...

Can you help a neighbour this Christmas?

Can you help a neighbour this Christmas?

This year Christmas will be difficult for many families in our district, but for those living alone or who may have been isolating for many months it will be extra hard. Dementia Friendly Keighley is happy to support a coordinated community response to a COVID...

Keighley Festive Bauble Project

Keighley Festive Bauble Project

The Keighley Festive Bauble Project is a collaboration between a number of local community organisations. These include The Parish of Keighley, Airedale Shopping Centre, Keighley BID, Keighley BID Local, Keighley Creative Space, Keighley Healthy Living, Get Out More...

Competition is Sweet for DFK Social Group

Competition is Sweet for DFK Social Group

The Brown Cow social group hosted a socially distanced 'Crumble Bake-Off' on Thursday 22nd October. A couple of weeks ago Howard Binns supplied the group with some marvellous Bramley apples from his own tree and after discussing what to do with them it was decided an...

DFK beats competition to take part in pioneering project

DFK beats competition to take part in pioneering project

Dementia Friendly Keighley has been chosen to take part in a national research and innovation programme that aims to help those feeling isolated, during the COVID-19 pandemic.   The programme, in collaboration with Catalyst and the National Lottery Community...

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Tune in to ITV Calendar News from 6pm this evening, as Dementia Friendly Keighley will feature in a piece on people living with Dementia, during the COVID lockdown.
It will also be available at https://www.itv.com/news/calendar #Dementia #DFK

Would you or someone you know like to take part in free weekly dance sessions? These are all done from the comfort of your own home and are suitable for any skill level, especially those aged 55+.

If you'd like to join, simply email jessrooney@yorkshiredance.com @YorkshireDance

Did you know that you can help to support Dementia Friendly Keighley each time you shop online with Amazon, at no extra cost to yourself?
Click 'Start shopping' here to find out more - https://smile.amazon.co.uk/gp/chpf/homepage/ref=smi_chpf_redirect?ie=UTF8&ein=1171003-0&ref_=smi_ext_ch_1171003-0_cl #Dementia #Shopping #Charity

Are you a paid or unpaid carer and would like to have the COVID-19 vaccine? As a registered carer you may be eligible regardless of your age. Find out how at: https://dementiafriendlykeighley.org.uk/covid-19-vaccine-for-carers/ #COVID19 #COVID #Keighley #Dementia #Carer #DFK

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