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3NDWG Webinar Social Prescribing for Dementia - Shared screen with speaker view
Emma Swan-Beney
27:53
Hi all I am Emma Social prescriber from Whitstable PCN
Abigail Ellis
28:02
Hello! Can I just ask the duration of the webinar today? Thanks
Chris
28:24
The webinar is for an hour 11am - 12
Abigail Ellis
28:36
Great thanks
Julie Hayden
33:21
it would be better if we were referred to as people rather than patients. we should not be viewed as purely those under medical treatment
Keith
33:48
Welcome everyone. I do hope that the webinar will be of interest to you and welcome any comments or questions
Julie Thomas
34:43
Will Arts 4 Dementia be available in Wales?
Julie Hayden
35:27
and to the rest of the UK
Julie Hayden
37:44
social prescribing should be available from GP surgeries and social services as well as via local living well organisations
Adele Dementia Voice
37:56
If you provide activities please let me know so we can include this in our next Newsletter adele.leighton@alzheimers.org.uk
Cherry Evans
42:23
In West Wales we have Arts 4 Wellbeing
Hester Evans-Ford
43:45
Im based in North Wales and part of a social prescribing activity with our local health board as a facilitator. I would be really keen to engage more with Arts 4 Dementia
Julie Thomas
44:02
In South Wales we have Head 4 Arts which work with People living with dementia too. It would be nice to have the Arts 4 Dementia in Wales too
Emma Swan-Beney
47:09
We have Brightshadow.org.uk in Kent
Adele Dementia Voice
47:49
Lorraine has asked via text message - when will GP surgeries in England know about this service and put it in to practice?
Julie Hayden
48:52
Wider access to general arts and social activities. They don’t all have to be dementia specific.
Julie Hayden
50:37
I have no access to a garden and have physical disabilities. I would love access to a gardening club with use of raised planters
Veronica, Arts 4 Dementia
50:43
Yes, SP is available in Wales. Yes our training is available by zoom to people anywhere in the world. The next is on 22 October on www.arts4dementia.org.uk/training. Our website signposts arts opportunities nationwide, both face to face and virtual. Feel free to post your events for wellbeing (protection against cognitive decline) or any stage of dementia. Do contact me if you are a GP wishing to refer a patient who may be experiencing symptoms of a potential dementia to our programmes - on veronica@arts4dementia.org.uk
Jean Hart
51:33
I am a co-ordinator of our library service project called Reading Rooms. We visit people ,living with dementia to read short stories which prompts discussion. Lots of laughter and fun!
Jean Hart
51:57
I am also involved in AS groups special Reading Room Events.
Julie Hayden
52:09
sounds great Jean
Julie Thomas
53:10
Thanks Keith for a great discussion
Jean Hart
53:21
If anyone is from Hull. Do get in touch!
Bryoney Cook
53:21
Thank you Keith, it was so great to hear your lived experience of SP and the different threads of support that are tailored to you. Its given me a lot of food for thought in working with individuals
Jackie Clayton
53:32
I'm a social prescriber working in West Norfolk.
Keith
54:18
Heaps of thanks everyone for your comments which I much appreciate
Julie Thomas
54:24
Bad connection
Bryoney Cook
54:27
sorry Liz you keep dropping out
Abigail Ellis
54:51
That was great Keith thanks
Julie Thomas
57:09
Liz - sounds a great idea
Julie Hayden
57:26
I once joined a writing group, but found the pace too fast and would have appreciated some personal support
Kathy Barham
57:57
Hi Liz… you may be interested in checkout out our social enterprise Book of You CIC. We help people with dementia create digital multimedia life story books (spoken word, photos, film, typed words etc and it may be worth looking into whether we could help with some of your clients.
Julie Thomas
59:43
Kathy - do you have a website please?
Kathy Barham
01:00:00
www.bookofyou.co.uk
Abigail Ellis
01:00:09
It is absolutely good to talk about new things, reminiscence has its place but also needs to be brought forward for many people who were born post-war and don't necessarily care for the really old music and movies
lisa hovey
01:00:34
Hello, from help & care. We are a charity in Dorset providing a Social Prescribing service across 18 Primary Care Networks. Please see our website for further information https://www.helpandcare.org.uk/
Julie Thomas
01:00:53
thanks Kathy
Keith
01:02:50
I never wrote before having dementia
Keith
01:03:05
outside of my work as a headteacher
Adele Dementia Voice
01:05:05
Please share your Social Prescribing initiatives with me adele.leighton@alzheimers.org.uk We can then include them in the next Newsletter. Please give me a short paragraph about what they are and the contact details or link
Trevor Wise
01:06:23
Whilst park run was initially about the exercise for us it became a very social experience particularly through the volunteering.
Abigail Ellis
01:11:31
Creative Week was one of the best sessions we ran on our Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy course for people with dementia. We made bird feeders which was really popular.
Trevor Wise
01:13:50
It is about encouraging risk taking, physically and cognitively. Professionals need to be prepared to challenge alongside supporting. There needs to be thinking out of the box.
Julie Thomas
01:14:13
Adele, can we have the slides from Stephanie please?
Jess
01:14:33
To those interested in Time and Place (the poetry project run by myself, Keith, and Liz) you can check out the videos Liz posted on her blog https://www.lizjenningswriter.com/2020/05/26/time-and-place-poetry-group-welcome-and-session-1/ and feel free to email me with questions at jessshaw64@gmail.com
Adele Dementia Voice
01:16:38
Please share your Social Prescribing initiatives with me via email adele.leighton@alzheimers.org.uk We can then include them in the next Newsletter. Please give me a short paragraph about what they are and the contact details or link
Mike Parish
01:21:18
are Carers centres incorporated into link workers resources for social prescribing
Stephanie
01:22:37
stephanie.tierney@phc.ox.ac.uk
Margaret Hurley
01:25:14
The challenge at present is that many of the groups/social activities and connections that were in place are not now running.
Veronica, Arts 4 Dementia
01:26:43
Yes our Arts 4 Dementia participants interact with such imagination across zoom screens, the challenge itself bringing joyful sense of achievement, heightening the drama.
Abigail Ellis
01:26:52
That sounds amazing Chris. Like Forest School for adults! I wonder how people living alone with dementia who don't have a carer are able to access such amazing initiatives.
Adele Dementia Voice
01:27:07
Recording of this webinar will be www.3ndwg.org by Friday
Adele Dementia Voice
01:28:06
We will carry on for a few more minutes. We understand some people have to leave. Thank you for joining
Rebecca Palmer
01:28:25
That sounds fantastic Chris and I can tell you really enjoy it :)
Julie Thomas
01:28:27
Thanks all for a brilliant webinar today
Bryoney Cook
01:28:33
Thank you for this, it has been really valuable.
Veronica, Arts 4 Dementia
01:28:43
Brilliant, Chris!
Rebecca Palmer
01:28:47
Thank you all for sharing. Very useful.
Adele Dementia Voice
01:28:48
Dr Stephanie - Some social prescribers find it difficult to engage with their GPs and referrals are low. Do you have any suggestions to engage more?
Jackie Clayton
01:28:58
Thank you everyone!
Margaret Hurley
01:29:05
Many thanks for the webinar - and if the info can be sent out as I missed the beginning that will be fantastic.
Hester Evans-Ford
01:29:43
so interesting to ear everything that is going on- invaluable to hear directly from service users and facilitators Thank you !