Dementia-friendly screenings: A Guide for Cinemas
Dementia friendly screening – information pack – template
Stats The number of people with dementia globally is estimated to be 46.8 million. Currently, this is greater than the total population of Spain and is projected to nearly triple by 2050. In 2015 in the UK an estimated 850,000 people were living with dementia, of whom 40,000 were aged under 65 (younger people with … More
This report is an accessible form of the full-length National Dementia Strategy.
Project Overview At the back end of 2016, we signed up to ‘A Life More Ordinary’ (ALMO) project, based at The Dukes in Lancaster and now being rolled out across the UK. This pioneering scheme gives people living with dementia, their friends, family and carers the opportunities to enjoy regular cultural and arts events, such … More
These two reports, presented in an accessible format, bring together the reflections of ten people with dementia who were involved in different aspects of Dementia Without Walls. One report reflects on the programme itself, while the other reflects on how people with dementia have been involved. These publications add to JRF’s learning about building a … More
An example flyer advertising Dementia Friendly film screenings at Theatr Colwyn.
People affected by dementia often have to give up the things they love due to inaccessible and unsupportive environments. This includes visiting a cinema. Cinemas have an important part to play in tackling the social and economic impact of dementia, by allowing people living with dementia to continue to participate in entertainment. Our new cinema … More
The dementia guide is for anyone who has recently been told they have dementia. This could be any type of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia or mixed dementia. It will also be useful to close friends and family of someone with dementia, as it contains information for anyone taking on a caring role.