Leave No-one Behind: Useful Resources

Below you'll find a range of useful information and resources to support older people and your work, which were shared by delegates at our Leave No-One Behind Seminar.

Action for Elders

Balanced Lives at Home – A blend of gentle exercise designed to get people mobile, become part of a local community and build self-confidence.

https://actionforelders.org.uk/the-balanced-lives-programme/

Age Cymru

Friend in Need scheme – Provides free telephone friendship calls for people in Wales who are 70 or over, and information and support for ‘Friends’ already supporting or wanting to help people they know in their local community.

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru/get-involved/friend-in-need/

Alzheimer’s Disease International

Design, Dignity, Dementia: Dementia-related design and the built environment – World Alzheimer Report 2020.

https://www.alz.co.uk/research/world-report-2020

Alzheimer’s Society

Dementia Connect – Providing help and support to people affected by dementia, including companion calls and welfare calls.

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/dementiaconnectfaq

Bangor University

Knowledge is Power – Booklet created by people living with dementia to provide information on what has helped them.

http://dsdc.bangor.ac.uk/products-created.php.en

Get There Together project – National project looking to bring together a resource for people living with dementia and their carers to support social and functional activity recovery as Covid-19 restrictions are eased. 

https://bit.ly/377FTKt

Digital Communities Wales

Digital Companions – A people focused model of supporting others to engage with technology.

https://www.digitalcommunities.gov.wales/blog/2018/12/12/digital-companions-a-new-kind-of-volunteering/ 

Goldies Cymru

Online singalong sessions for older people.

www.goldieslive.com