Raising awareness of Dementia and supporting families

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Meri Yaadain Celebrates 5 years

16th July 2013
The Meri Yaadain scheme which has provided a lifeline to South Asian families across the district is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a special event on Wednesday (January 19). Meri Yaadain was started in 2006...[read more]

Launch of the Meri Yaadain DVD

10th July 2013
The team have produced a short 10-minute DVD about dementia. Some of our carers and people with dementia feature on the film and they share their stories of how they are coping with the illness on a daily basis. To view the dvd, please click here

The Team offer services in Keighley

1st July 2013
Meri Yaadain has successfully secured funding for another two part-time staff so that more people can be supported with dementia-related issues. Abida Khatoon and Gurpaul Sandhu joined the team in September. They will undertake outreach and development work with the South Asian communities in Keighley

Happy Birthday Meri Yaadain!

15th April 2013
In April, The Meri Yaadain Project celebrated its third year in existence. To mark the occasion and to celebrate the team's achievements so far, a dvd will be commissioned featuring our service users, talking about their experiences with a view of helping others.

Meri Yaadain support group meetings

9th May 2013
The support groups have been meeting on a monthly basis. It helps older South Asian people suffering from mental health problems, in particular dementia, and their carers...[read more]

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