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New creative classes for those living with dementia or having memory problems

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verd-de-gris still need your help!

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Call out for volunteers!
Are you looking to do something positive for you and for others in 2015?
verd de gris creative arts are looking to recruit new volunteers for 2015 – our creative dementia sessions will be running every week in Hebden Bridge and Halifax in the New Year. No experience is necessary, but we are looking for people who are committed to a compassionate way of being and can offer some time to help us in this ground-breaking work.
Our positive and uplifting sessions take inspiration from the landscape and seasonal change surrounding us. Our simple arts activities create beautiful results: poems that connect us to each other, simple songs with beautiful melodies that are a joy to sing!
This is an opportunity to volunteer / gain experience with one of the leading companies working in arts and health: verd de gris have worked with some of the foremost practitioners in creative dementia care and have a national reputation for excellence.

If you would like to find out more please contact Jeff @ jeff.vdg@btinternet.com or Sharon @ 07598387772

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New exciting volunteering opportunity

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Hi everyone! Award-winning verd de gris are looking for new volunteers to join expanding creative dementia sessions in Hebden Bridge and Halifax!
Tuesday afternoons from 2pm Hebden Bridge Town Hall.
Halifax day and venue to be confirmed …
“A very rewarding happy 2 hours for all, bringing laughter joy and friendship to a small circle of those who need our support.” From Ruth, vdg volunteer  Please share …
Email: jeff.vdg@btinternet.com
Phone Sharon: 07598387772

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Dementia Awareness Week May 19th – 23rd.

Please share this and pass on to highlight the benefits that creativity can have, for those living with dementia; and support the Alzheimer’s market place events in Hebden Bridge Town Hall on Friday morning and at the Maurice Jagger centre on Friday afternoon.

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Creative Arts Sessions for people with dementia and memory problems

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New Dementia Cafe for Illingworth

Health and Housing event – NOT just for professionals

 

Calderdale Council and NHS Calderdale invite you to a free half day event looking at the way housing can play a major role in the health and wellbeing of older people. To be held at The Shay Stadium, on Thursday March 29th from 9.45 – 3.30pm and includes a free lunch.
For further details or to confirm your place, please contact Stephanie Furness, stephanie.furness@calderdale.gov.uk or call 01422 392651 or click here