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  • Animal therapy at the Milton Keynes Memory Café

    17 March, 2017

    The MacIntyre Community Memory Café is a fun, welcoming and relaxing environment for people to take part in social activities, make new friends and enjoy fantastic cake and cups of tea and coffee. The Café was established so that anyone, whether they are living with dementia or not, can come along to a friendly and…

  • Welcome to our new Specialist Health Advisor and Dementia Project Manager

    16 March, 2017

    We would like to extend a very warm welcome to Sarah Ormston, who has been appointed as MacIntyre’s new Specialist Health Advisor. Sarah is both responsible for the internal implementation and corporate auditing of MacIntyre’s Health Agenda, as well as managing the MacIntyre Dementia Project. Meet Sarah… What will your new role involve? There are…

  • Safeguarding in MacIntyre: The Way Forward

    14 March, 2017

    MacIntyre is committed to the safeguarding of the adults, young people and children that we support. As part of this, MacIntyre’s Safeguarding group is in place to further strengthen the safeguarding work that already occurs across the organisation. The Safeguarding group meets quarterly and meetings are chaired by an operational Director and attended by the…

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  • Finding his voice

    20 March, 2017

    Levi is an almost 16 year old boy who has lived at Wingrave since the age of 9. Although he does not use words to communicate and has limited signing ability, he is a very able young man who can sometimes find it frustrating when trying to inform you of his wants and needs. Late…

  • Facilitating a 50th birthday

    13 March, 2017

    Kevin is a man who is full of life and likes to enjoy himself. Kevin can find it difficult to control his anxieties at times, especially if he is not sure what is happening. I felt it was very important that he had a 50th birthday where he was fully involved with all the plans…

  • I wish….

    6 March, 2017

    Moira has been living with me for about 3 years now and I have known her for much longer. In 2014, Moira was diagnosed with the onset of dementia. For the first 12-18 months, things continued as normal with just small behavioural differences and little accidents – knocking things over etc. In the last 12…

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