KINDA - Dementia Friendly Knighton & District

 Spending the TESCO money!


Makaton awareness seesion with Ami



Only community in Wales north of Brecon at the moment

PLEASE VOTE FOR US!!!



DO COME AND SEE THE NEW DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY KNIGHTON MUSEUM  AT NO1 BROAD STREET.  DESIGNED BY KINDA

Probably the only dementia-friendly handbell ringers in the UK!
...and here you can hear the mass ringing of Handel's Thine Be the Glory at the rally in Burghill along with teams from Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Montgomeryshire and Brecknockshire.

https://www.facebook.com/130748310380765/videos/852258654896390/

You can now get the news direct now from www.kindadementia.org and follow KINDA on twitter.

Louise surrounded by largess at Brampton Bryan WI


Trip to Crosfield House - Meet at 3.00pm at the Com

Next Friends' session - Tuesday, 13th October. 7.00pm at the Gallery

Sunday, 11th October - Join us for MAMMA MIA at the Com at 3.00pm

Next Friends' session - Tuesday, 8th September. 7.00pm at the Gallery

Tower House Gallery Carnival Memory Window

Next awareness session is on Tuesday, 28th July - 7.00 till 8.00 at Tower House Gallery.  Please book.

We have had  very generous donations from Knighton & District Rotary Club and Knighton Methodist Church


Jean is selling her knitted cats for KINDA-on-Teme.  £12.50 each and knitted with love.


128 DEMENTIA FRIENDS
£130 raised at the coffee morning
17 shops are taking part in our Memory Window Walk plus a stall at the community market.
Dementia Awareness Week is 18th May to 23rd May - look out for lots of things going on.  There is a Friends Awareness session on Tuesday, 19th May here at the Gallery, 7.00pm to 8.00pm and another one on the 26th May - 2.00pm to 3.00pm PLUS A FUNDRAISER COFFEE MORNING ON THE 26TH - HERE AT THE GALLERY

We launched KINDA - Knighton INitiative for Dementia Action at the community market on Valentine's Day.
Margaret demonstrates Fidget Quilting

Kirsten & Sarah's yummy fairy cakes

THE NEXT DEMENTIA FRIENDS AWARENESS SESSION IS ON MARCH, 5TH AT 7.00pm TO 8.00pm at St Edward's Church Hall - booking will help us for catering
Anyone fancy making a Twiddle Muff to use at Crossroads or the Memory Cafe?  Pattern from me or just google it.

Things you may not know

We now have 118 Dementia Friends in Knighton and 4 Dementia Friends Champions

Our stakeholders include:
Knighton & District Community Support
CostCutters
JD's Cafe
Tref y Clawdd WI
Tower House Gallery
Knighton & District Tourism Group
Knighton Fine Art
Crossroads/Carers' Trust
Alzheimers Society
Something Loved
Knighton Food Bank
Knighton Church in Wales Primary School
Knighton Brownies
Knighton & District Rotary Club
Knighton Community Centre

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