Health News

Prestwick woman named Dementia Friendly Volunteer of the Year

An Ayrshire volunteer has been recognised for helping people living with dementia remain an active part of the community. Julie Twaddell from Prestwick was named Dementia Friendly Volunteer of the Year by Paths for All for her work with Dementia Friendly Prestwick, a local charity which supports people with dementia, as well as their families […]

The Great Outdoors

Cairngorms National Park receives Dementia-Friendly Walking accreditation

The UK’s largest National Park has become the latest to receive Dementia Friendly Walking accreditation for its Nethy Bridge Health Walk. The Cairngorms National Park’s new accreditation from Paths for All means anyone living with dementia and their carers can be assured their Health Walk is short, safe, friendly and free. The park will have […]

The Great Outdoors

£60k boost for dementia sufferers in Scotland to embrace the great outdoors

People with dementia in various parts of Scotland are to benefit from a cash injection of £60k to help them enjoy walking activities, which could help improve their sleep patterns and boost overall health and mental wellbeing. Residents of Perth and Kinross and Ayrshire will benefit from the two-year National Lottery Community Fund‘s Improving Lives […]