Get ready to boost your brain with Dementia Jersey's Big Brain Challenge! 🧠💡 Kicking off our new #BoostYourBrain campaign, this exciting round-the-island scavenger hunt will have you scanning brain QR codes, solving clues, and learning about brain health along the way 🗺️ Not only will you gain valuable knowledge, but you'll also have the chance to win an iPad, generously donated by JT! 🏆 Don't miss out on this fun, family-friendly challenge. @jtsocial 

Find out more here www.dementia.je/bbchallenge

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☕️ Join us for a coffee morning at St Clement Parish Hall on Thursday 23rd May from 10:00 to 12:00! This event is for any islanders who have received a diagnosis of dementia or are a family member or carer of someone living with dementia. Whatever parish you live in, you are welcome to attend 💜

The coffee morning, kindly hosted by Parish of St Clement will give you a chance to meet our Dementia Advisors, who will be available to answer your questions, provide guidance, and offer support. You will also be able to explore our information stand to learn more about the support and services we provide such as our therapeutic activities. 

No need to book and the event is free to attend – just drop by for a cuppa and a friendly chat. We look forward to seeing you there! 

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🏅Congratulations to our new Dementia Friends🏅

A big thank you to Santander Work Café for hosting us over two days as part of #DementiaAwarenessWeek. Your ongoing support is truly appreciated!

Interested in becoming a Dementia Friend? Join our next session on May 28th at the Library. Click the link in our bio to book your free space and make a difference in our community!

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🥦🍅This Friday we'll be at @cicoop Grande Marche, St Helier as part of #DementiaAwarenessWeek! Our superstar corporate volunteers from Aztec and RBC will be on hand to help you pack your bags while raising money for Dementia Jersey. Save your weekly shop for Friday and get a helping hand! 🌶️🍍 Plus, don't forget to use our COOP share number 421 for an extra boost of support. 

We hope to see you there! 

 #DementiaJersey #DoingItForDementia #JerseyCI
Dementia Jersey is at NatWest Library Place today! Pop in and say hello 👋 and take the opportunity to ask us any questions you may have about dementia, the services available to those affected by dementia, and how you can #boostyourbrain to help reduce your risk of dementia. 

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Job Role: Dementia Project Manager for Dementia Jersey

Are you looking for a rewarding role within the charitable sector? Dementia Jersey are recruiting for a Dementia Project Manager (permanent, 30 hours per week).

Join our team and play a vital role within the charity. As Dementia Jersey’s Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering our Dementia Friendly Business programme, and leading on our Boost Your Brain campaign, as well as supporting fellow team members in creating materials to raise awareness and understanding of dementia in the communities throughout Jersey including in our primary and secondary schools. 

Application deadline: 10am, Monday 13th May 2024

Please note interviews will be held on Monday 20th May 2024

For more information, visit www.dementia.je/about-us/work-for-us/

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A big THANK YOU to @bcrlawllp for having us at their parish roadshow in St Brelade last weekend! We had a fantastic time meeting their friendly team and connecting with the community, sharing information about our support services for those affected by dementia.

BCR Law will be in Trinity on Saturday 25th May, 10am - 12pm. Pop by the Trinity Youth Centre, right behind the Parish Hall, for free legal drop-in sessions!

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Huge well done and thank you to Rachael who completed the Manchester Marathon on the weekend and raised over £1,000 so far for Dementia Jersey.  This is in addition to over £1,000 Rachael raised as part of her half Marathon last September 2023 🏃‍♀️

“Dementia Jersey has a special place in heart after all the help you have provided to my family over the years.”
 
Thank you Rachael 💜

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The team at @jerseyrecoverycollege have become #DementiaFriends and are now equipped with more knowledge of the simple things they can do to support people in our community living with dementia. 

Thank you for joining our mission to make Jersey a dementia friendly island 👏💜

If you're interested in becoming a Dementia Friend, you can book onto one of our upcoming open sessions at the library via the link in our bio or email info@dementia.je 

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Looking for your next challenge? Are you brave enough to freefall from 10,000 feet whilst raising funds for Dementia Jersey? We've teamed up with Skydive Jersey to offer you the opportunity to take part in a tandem skydive, experiencing Jersey from a completely different perspective whilst supporting people in Jersey living with dementia. 

📅 21st July 2024

Sign up to this daredevil challenge as an individual, with friends, family or colleagues. Limited spaces available, sign up today to secure your spot 🪂💜

Book your space here: https://justskydive.com/index.php/events/dementia-jersey/

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FREE DEMENTIA TRAINING FOR FAMILY CARERS – AUGUST 2024

Calling all family carers! Dementia Jersey is thrilled to offer FREE dementia training through our Dementia Information Programme (DIP). This 4-week interactive course is designed specifically for family carers, providing valuable insights, advice, and practical tips to help you better support a person living with dementia at home. 

Our August sessions will run every Tuesday throughout the month. We have morning or evening session times, depending on what better suits your schedule. Limited spaces are available so sign up today to secure your spot!

Find out more and book your space via https://dementia.je/DIP 

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Our next Carers' Support meeting is on Wednesday at Communicate, St Brelade.

Some of the most valuable support we receive in life comes from others who have experienced life events similar to our own. Dementia Jersey offers different opportunities for people to meet for mutual support and encouragement and to share knowledge and experiences.

VENUE: Communicare, St Brelade
DATE: Wednesday 27th March
TIME: 14:00 - 16:00
EVENT COST: Free
REFRESHMENTS: Pease note there is a £3 charge for refreshments. Please bring cash

RSVP: please book your place by 12pm Tuesday 26th March. You can email info@dementia.je or call us on 01534 723519.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch
Become a Dementia Friend!

These 60 minutes workshops are free to attend and will help enhance your understanding of dementia using interactive activities, videos and Q&A sessions. 

Learn facts about dementia and get some helpful tips to support people living with the condition. You'll also earn your Dementia Friends badge! 

With increased understanding and further awareness of dementia, you can join our mission to help make Jersey a more dementia friendly island. 

Our next 12.45pm sessions at the library are:

- Tuesday 26th March 
- Tuesday 30th April
- Tuesday 28th May

Book your session today via the link in our bio. 

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There ain’t no party like an S Club party 🕺🏼

Our attendees absolutely loved the YMCA at our S Club activity this week. This session was led by Karl from Step 55. 

S Club is a programme of four gentle exercise based activities rotating on a weekly basis. For more information, please visit www.dementia.je or email susie@dementia.je 

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We are incredibly grateful to @aztecgroupcareers for their generous donation to Dementia Jersey, which was kindly given in return for delivering Dementia Friends sessions to their staff.

Thank you Aztec for your continued support and commitment to making Jersey a more dementia friendly island.

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Join Dementia Jersey's Board of Trustees and help make a difference!
 
Are you an HR expert looking for a rewarding volunteer role? Dementia Jersey is seeking a Trustee with HR expertise to join our Board. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to our mission and make Jersey a dementia-friendly island. 
 
As a Trustee, you will attend quarterly evening meetings and provide ad hoc HR advice to our incredible CEO and her team of 16 dedicated professionals. Your expertise will help us build a stronger organisation and support our ongoing efforts to make a positive impact. Visit our website to find out more about the work we do www.dementia.je 
 
Closing date: Sunday 31st March 2024

How to Apply:

For more information, please contact our Chairperson 
 
Advocate Chris Renouf
Chris@dementia.je
07797 748 248
We're thrilled to announce the launch of our new website! Check out the online booking system for appointments with Dementia Advisors, the online shop for charity merchandise, and our easy-to-use donation system. Plus, you can update your contact information and preferences to stay up to date with news that is relevant to you. 

Visit www.dementia.je and explore some of these new features!

Thank you to James from Synergy for designing and developing our new website. 

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Our next Carers' Support meeting at Holme Grown is on Wednesday. 

Some of the most valuable support we receive in life comes from others who have experienced life events similar to our own. Our Carers' Support meetings give carers the opportunity to meet other people in similar situations where they can give support and encouragement and share their knowledge and experiences in a safe environment.

VENUE: Holme Grown, Grouville
DATE: Wednesday 6th March
TIME: 11:00 - 13:00
EVENT COST: Free
REFRESHMENTS: There is a small charge for refreshments: £1.50 for tea, £2.00 for coffee. Please bring cash.

RSVP: please book your place by 2pm Tuesday 5th March. You can email info@dementia.je or call us on 01534 723519. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

#DementiaJersey #DementiaSupport #Dementia #JerseyCI