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Dementia Friendly Links

New Wine Seminar - “How to be a dementia-friendly church”

Were you at Sally and Peter’s seminar at New Wine this year? Or just want to find out more?

 

 

Web Links

 

Pilgrims Friend Society - www.pilgrimsfriend.org.uk

Christians for Older People- Pilgrim’s Friend run 15 Care Homes catering for a wide range of needs. 
They also run seminars and provide resources for those working with older people.

 

The Gift of Years - www.thegiftofyears.org.uk

Resourcing the Spiritual Journey of Older People

Set up by the Bible Reading Fellowship this organisation is recruiting and training Chaplains to work alongside older people. 
They also organise a network for those working in ministry to older people. 
Bible Studies and other literature is available to support this ministry.

 

Scripture Union - www.scriptureunion.org.uk

Bible Studies suitable for use with those diagnosed with dementia.

 

Age UK - www.ageuk.org.uk

Resources, advice and information on almost every issue relating to older people.
 Local areas offer different services.

 

Alzheimer’s Society - www.alzheimers.org.uk

Leading the fight against dementia. Very useful website with lots of information and advice. 
There is link to the Dementia Friends website where you can see what sessions are available in your area.

 

Christian Council on Aging CCOA - www.christiansonageing.org.uk

For older people, their life of faith and hope.

A charity offering advice and resources on a range of topic aimed at older Christians

 

Independent Age - www.independentage.org

Advice and Support for Older People

As well as offering advice and support Independent Age campaign on issues relating to older people. 
There are some excellent resources on issues relating to care options, benefits, 
staying active and much more, which can be ordered from their website.

 

Glorious Opportunities - www.gloriousopportunity.org

A website set up by a retired doctor who has a diagnosis of dementia. 
Lots of useful free downloadable resources with a distinct Christian perspective. Looks at issues including carers and end of life care.

 

 

Books

Dementia - Living in the memories of God - John Swinton

Thinking of You - Joanna Collicutt

At the End of the Day - Enjoying life in the departure lounge - David Winter

Heaven’s Morning - David Winter

 

The Gift of Years:

Bible Reflections for Older People - Debbie Thrower

Living Liturgies - Caroline George

Spiritual Care of Dying and Bereaved People - Penelope Wilcock

A Heart to Listen - Michael Mitton

Facing Death - Rachel Boulding

Dementia-Pathways to Hope - Louise Morse

What’s Age Got to do with it? - Louise Morse

Worshipping with Dementia - Louise Morse

Still Alice - Lisa Genova

Alzheimer’s - Sharon Fish Moody

And Still the Music Plays - Graham Stokes

Being With God -Words of Peace - Scripture Union

Words Of Faith

Words Of Hope

Contented Dementia     Oliver James

 

 

DVDs

Still Alice

The Gift of Years from BRF

 

 

 

List compiled by:
Sally Nevitt

Older Persons Director

Immanuel Church  31/03/17