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Arts and Leisure in West Cheshire DAA

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Monday 22 February 2016
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Cheshire West and Chester Libraries, Cheshire West Dementia Action Alliance, Chester Voluntary Action

Chester Voluntary Action and Cheshire Museums have collaborated to set up a dementia friendly pop up 1940s café.

 Cheshire West and Chester Libraries:

  • Books on Prescription for Dementia Scheme.
  • Creative writing workshops for people with dementia, ‘Living Words, Living Well’.
  • Reminiscence sessions & Memory boxes – Neston Library
  • Reminiscence coffee morning in Sandiway Library.
  • Pictures to Share photographs in Ellesmere Port Library.
  • Working with the DAA member Snowangels to update Reminiscence Boxes and re-brand as Cheshire Memories - The new boxes will be launched in January.
  • Working with Cheshire Performs on events during the Chester Literature Festival, where people will be invited to drop off their memories in return for a poem.
  • Library staff who are Dementia Friends Champions will be holding Dementia Friends Sessions for library staff and volunteers in Chester, Ellesmere Port, Northwich, Winsford and Wharton Libraries during.