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New Integrated Community Equipment Provider in Oxfordshire

From 1st April 2019, NRS Healthcare will be the Community Equipment provider in Oxfordshire. Oxfordshire County Council and its partners Oxford Health and Oxford University Hospitals have contracted NRS for 4 years with an option to extend for a further three years. NRS take over from Millbrook Healthcare who have provided the service for the […]

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Dementia support line open over Christmas and New Year

The Dementia Oxfordshire Support Line will be open on weekdays over Christmas and New Year, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. It is free and available to anyone with a question or concern about memory loss or dementia, whether you’re worried about yourself or someone you love. Our experienced and dedicated Dementia Advisers, who answer the […]

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A Million Memories – a performance about living with Young Onset Dementia

You’re invited to a special event on 8th September 2018 in Didcot! For one day only, Angela Conlan, Arts Co-ordinator at Witney Community Hospital and her group are performing A Million Memories to raise awareness of young onset dementia through dance, music and poetry. Please find the poster below for more details. Hope that you can come […]

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Free Carers’ Rights information event in Kidlington

Action for Carers Oxfordshire are hosting a FREE event with carers’ rights legal specialist, Luke Clements, open to everyone.   Tues 11th Sept 2018 Registration from 10am 10.30am – 3pm Stratfield Brake, Frieze Way, Kidlington, OX5 1UP   Come along for either the morning or afternoon sessions – or both. FREE lunch provided   Luke […]

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FREE gas cooker safety valve and installation

Did you know that our local gas network, SGN, provides FREE locking gas cooker valves for older customers and people living with memory loss or dementia? SGN’s locking gas cooker safety valve helps customers retain their independence at home and provides reassurance to family, friends and carers. This simple safety device is fitted to existing […]

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Saye and Sele Arms fundraise for Dementia Oxfordshire

Nicola Luxton and Jane Probets, Dementia Advisers, recently had the pleasure of collecting a special cheque for £1,700, on behalf of Dementia Oxfordshire. Our sincere thanks goes to Danny and Liz for their hospitality and generosity at the Saye and Sele Arms, Broughton, and to Brian, his family, the quizmasters and teams for their wonderful […]

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Oxford Boy: A Post-War Townie Childhood – Will Wyatt

Former BBC executive Will Wyatt tells the story of his humble Oxford upbringing in the 1940s and 50s and how his childhood was transformed by a scandalous and unexpected event. Wyatt’s story is of the Oxford of bricklayers and the Cowley Works not the dreaming spires. It features tales of betting, conkers, fag cards, ‘prozzie […]

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NEW Monthly Memory Cafe in Kidlington!

Come along to the new monthly Memory Cafe at Lincroft Meadow in Kidlington! Join us for our welcoming, dementia-friendly café, and you’ll be in the company of friends. Whether it’s a friendly chat over tea and cake, or you are looking for advice, support or guidance, our café is free to everyone wishing to join […]

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