Insight collection

Facilitating online groups sessions

By: Helix Centre

Our own experiences, and those of many others, have demonstrated that when running group sessions through a video meeting platform like Zoom, it is helpful to have two...

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An alternative to live sessions.

By: Musical Memories Choir
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We found live group sessions were off-putting to the people we were trying to stay connected to, namely people living with dementia and their partners, isolating at at...

Helping to make getting online accessible

By: Dementia Friendly East Lothian
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Understandably there are many people that feel excluded when it comes to technology without having the equipment, confidence or know-how to get online. As we know, when...

Getting to grips with online meetings

By: Reflections
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There are expectations around face to face meetings which most of us have grown up with and have often been developed further in our working lives. Many people who are a...

Starting small

By: Dementia Matters Here(fordshire)
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Our online meeting point evolved from Dementia Matters Here (DMH) taking part in the weekly UK Meeting Centre Programme’s networking meeting. We decided we needed to...

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Persuading carers to give it a try

By: Minder Meeting Place
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It seems that there could be a stigma attached with groups that makes carers think that they are not coping, or are 'not at that stage...

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Online Singing Group

By: Kirrie Connections Meeting Centre
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We use Zoom for our singing group and for all our online meetings. Our singing group takes place every Friday afternoon and there are usually around 7 people there....