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Making Chapeltown a Dementia Friendly Community – Wednesday 22nd July

Making Chapeltown a Dementia Firendly Community

Leeds BME Dementia Workers Forum invites you to Making Chapeltown a Dementia Friendly Community 9.30 – 11.30 on Wednesday 22nd July at the Reginald Centre, 263 Chapeltown Road   To book your place, or for further information, please contact: Ripaljeet Kaur on 0113 219 2727 or Email: office@touchstonesupport.org.uk download poster

Diabetes education programme for Urdu and Punjabi speakers

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Touchstone is delivering a structured education programme to people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and those already living with the condition. The course is written by an NHS diabetic dietician and nutritionist (Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust) and has been specifically adapted for South Asian Punjabi and Urdu speaking communities. It will incorporate healthy… Read more »

Mental Health in Muslim Communities

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The Community Development Service at Touchstone are promoting a project to increase understanding and awareness of mental health within Muslim communities. Stephanie Lewis gave this interview on community radio station Fever FM to help people understand how to talk about mental health and who to ask for help and support. Touchstone are recruiting volunteer coordinators… Read more »

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Living well with Dementia in Leeds

living well with dementia in Leeds

This video from Leeds Involving People features June from Rothwell talking about her life with dementia, with illustrations of how groups in Leeds, including Touchstone,  are working to become dementia friendly.

School’s out – getting through the Summer holidays in tact

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This piece was originally published as a guest blog on the Bayford Foundation‘s website in July 2014. However the tips from our Positive Care Programme staff are just as relevant this year. The schools are breaking up and children’s excitement is mounting at having 6 whole weeks without school. But what about the parents? For… Read more »

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