Tag Archives: Norfolk

Norwich-based mental health art group

The Well Artists – exhibition at The Forum October 12-16

Saturday, October 11, 2014
12:31 PM

A Norwich-based art group for people living with mental ill-health is holding an exhibition at The Forum in the city from tomorrow.

The Well Artists – exhibition at The Forum October 12-16

The Well formed in 2006 to provide support and development for artists in Norfolk living with mental distress and now has a membership of about 14 people.

New service offers housing help for older people in Norfolk

carer John Cook and his wife Maureen who has dementia. Photo by Simon Finlay.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
8:13 AM

Moving home is considered one of the most stressful things to do in life, which is why a Norfolk charity is offering older people free advice and support about housing and care.

Examples of who the service has helped and how:

• A couple in their mid-70s were helping to move into sheltered housing after returning to the UK from living abroad. They will also helped to access benefits.

Pledge to make Norfolk businesses more dementia friendly

A project to make Norfolk the first dementia friendly county in the country has received a boost with the support from a number of major employers.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
6:16 PM

A business breakfast was held in Norwich today, which was organised by the Norfolk and Suffolk Dementia Alliance, to explore ways of making local businesses more supportive towards people with dementia and their carers.

The meeting included representatives from Aviva, the East of England Co-op, Kettle Chips, Bernard Matthews, First Eastern Counties buses and was also attended by Norman Lamb, North Norfolk MP and government care minister.