On Friday 21 June 2019 at 11am our new REWIND shop will be officially opened by Noddy Holder. Noddy will be cutting the ribbon on our new vinyl records, vinatge furniture and cafe. The rest of the day there will be opportunity to join in with our celebrations of winning the Queens Award for Voluntary Service and opening our new shop. Come and join us!
Local books are one of the best ways to prompt memories for people with dementia, especially books with old photos in. Look for books from where the person grew up, went to work and lived. Furthermore, the books are very reasonably priced as they are not a dementia specialist book!
Rosebud Reminder Clock
Don’t Forget Sunday, 25 March 2018, 01:00:00 clocks are turned forward The Rosebud Reminder Dementia Clock has been developed to help prompt people with Dementia and Alzheimer’s to do daily tasks, aimed at relieving stress and anxiety that can build up when unknown events occur. https://www.mindfulgifts.co.uk/daily-living/clocks/rosebud-reminder-clock-detail
Just some of the good things Mindful Gifts has done to make a difference! Support the environment: Distribute recycled bags made out of unwanted material (Friends of the Earth) Recycle and upcycle all donated items (95%) Promote unwanted items to be donated instead of going to landfill Give value for money and affordable items Promote a cohesive community Encourage ‘out of town’ visitors to the town Support well-being: Create volunteer opportunities Run daily activities that enable to learn something new, keep the mind active and encourage social mixing Specialise in meaningful activities for people with dementia Encourage social mixing across the community Give information, advice and sign posting about a range of health-related issues Provide a unique facility which prompts memories and a welcoming atmosphere to relax Provide a listening ear, help and moral support for people who are worried or are in need of help Safe place to visit Promote improved spoken English language
Funding from Social Enterprise Support Fund, distributed by the School for Social Entrepreneurs, has helped us to keep our shop running, keep our customers and volunteers safe, providing volunteer opportunities anda place where you can find a friendly face to talk to.Thanks to National Lottery players for making this possible. The Social Enterprise Support Fund provides essential financial support to help social enterprises during COVID-19. It will help social enterprises to meet additional demands, change the way they work, make their spaces COVID-secure, and manage liquidity during the next six months. The Social Enterprise Support Fund was established in partnership by The National Lottery Community Fund and five social enterprise support agencies: Big Issue Invest, The Key Fund, Resonance, the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) and UnLtd with support from CAF Venturesome, the Young Foundation and Ashoka. Thanks to National Lottery players, £18.7 million of National Lottery funding has been committed to the fund to be used to provide grants to social enterprise organisations that are best placed to support local, vulnerable communities in response to the COVID-19 crisis
Black Friday Free Gifts Galore! Come to our Mindful Gifts CIC shop in Darlaston on Friday and collect your free gifts, not 25% off, not 50%off but yes free! Whilst stocks last!
Join us for tea & toast and chat about the ‘old days’!