Scottish Gatherings – update

March 2017 saw DEEP’s first Scottish Gatherings in Hawick and Inverness.

General discussions included:

  • Stigma
  • Support
  • Diagnosis
  • Driving and getting about
  • Self-management
  • Connecting and Technology
  • Carers

Several themes were chosen for wider and lively discussion.  You can read the full report here:  http://dementiavoices.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Scottish-Gatherings-March-2017.pdf

Preparations are underway for the Summer Gathering at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre on 14 June 2017.  Please speak to Paul Thomas (paul@myid.org.uk) for more information or to reserve your place.

The gatherings are made possible through the generous funding of the Life Changes Trust, Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Comic Relief.  The gatherings were facilitated by Innovations in Dementia CIC, who co-ordinate the DEEP network.

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