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A Treasure Chest of Tips: to help you to keep living as well as you can

From people with dementia, for people with dementia

Are you living with a diagnosis of dementia, or think you may have it?

If you want to learn from and share with others ‘in the same boat’, you’re in the right place!

The Tip-Share website is bursting with Tips, work-arounds and short cuts. All from people with dementia themselves. And these will grow and grow.

The website aims to be clear, easy to use, searchable and informative. We’d love you to use it, contribute – and even become a Tip-Sharer yourself!

Here are a few examples of some of our Tips…

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The content of this website is solely and intentionally made up of Tips shared by people with dementia themselves. Innovations in Dementia is not able to take any responsibility for these, or to give ‘professional’ advice, information or sign-posting ourselves.

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@Innov_Dementia @george_rook The four amigos united at last!

If I'm honest, there were a LOT of highlights within Tuesday's #DEEPNetwork10 event, but Linda leading the audience in 'Calon Lân' was... ♥️🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿
@Innov_Dementia @DementiaGo @doryitsme

💬 Did you miss our Founding Member John being one of the first people in NI to take up the Commonweath Games baton last week?

What an incredible day! But don't just take our word for it, read what John had to say about the experience in our blog. 👉 https://bit.ly/3y9A8I3

.@Innov_Dementia #AGoodLifeWithDementia in the @East_Riding concluded today. a great celebration:
this is phenomenal feedback from N.
'it's helped me grow in confidence to reinstate myself'
@WendyPMitchell @ResearchHumber @batteryfinker

The latest edition of Our DEEP News June/July 2022 is now available on the DEEP website

News from #DEEPNetwork10 events in London and Scotland
Latest from Dementia Diaries.
Articles from Steve Clifford and @george_rook and much much more

https://www.dementiavoices.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/DEEP-–-June-July-2022.pdf

@DiverseAlz @Innov_Dementia @WendyPMitchell Living, laughing, writing, painting, travelling - how many positive words do you want?

We are now looking for positive words associated with dementia/people living with dementia, indeed the dementia journey without idealising anything. #diversealz What do you have? We added a few including @WendyPMitchell. Actually, can say collective YOU

Such great feedback @DementiaGo #DEEPNetwork10

“ Congratulations to Dementia Actif for hosting such an amazing event- DEEPS’s 10th Anniversary celebration. Talk about inspirational. Wow, you really are a credit to the council and deserve the highest praise possible”

The latest edition of Our DEEP News June/July 2022 is now available on the DEEP website

News from #DEEPNetwork10 events in London and Scotland
Latest from Dementia Diaries.
Articles from Steve Clifford and @george_rook and much much more

https://www.dementiavoices.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/DEEP-–-June-July-2022.pdf

Diolch yn fawr am yr adloniant nos Fawrth Gai Toms
Thanks so much to Gai for the entertainment on Tuesday evening. Fair to say that everyone enjoyed!! 🪕🎼🎤🍷
#DEEPNetwork10

@Innov_Dementia @gaitoms @doryitsme @jaynegoodrick @mason4233 @Clareycoco

@DrCharlwood @Innov_Dementia @doryitsme Can we do it all again!?

@Innov_Dementia @doryitsme @DementiaGo Amazing! Sorry I missed this one. Also that pom pom warm up was immense - I wish all days started like that!

An impromptu DEEP cheer from @doryitsme & the Like Minded crew for #DEEPNetwork10 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🙌🏻📣

@Innov_Dementia @DementiaGo