Hello and welcome to the Dementia Friendly East Lothian Winter Newsletter.
The DFEL Gathering will be on Tuesday 26th November, 10am - 3.30pm at the Maitlandfield House Hotel. The agenda, as usual, is set through community conversations and groups. This Gathering, we're focussing on:
The Gathering is a great place to share ideas and stories. If you have something you want everyone to know or an issue you want to raise, please get in touch. Sign up for The Gathering HERE.
Community conversations about Meeting Centres are progressing in collaboration with Area Partnerships and sub groups. Musselburgh, Tranent and Dunbar discussions are underway. If you're interested, get in touch.
We also welcome 2 new Life Changes Trust Projects running across Scotland over the next 5 years. They have kindly agreed to hold events in East Lothian on 27 and 28th November and staff will be at The Gathering too, so lots of chances to make contact.
brings different types of leader together on an equal footing and provides free leadership development opportunities across Scotland. Bold leaders can expect to try things out and learn from each other and by doing things. They can expect to form lasting, supportive relationships, make a difference and have fun. bold i
s running a taste of leadership in East Lothian on 27th November.
is a national forum bringing people together around issues that matter to people with dementia and unpaid carers and affect their daily lives. The aim is to improve Scottish policy and practice locally and nationally. They are looking for examples of good practice and will advocate for changes that benefit people living with dementia. About Dementia's
Home and Housing Forum meets in East Lothian on 28th November.
They offer great opportunities to get involved and change the world. Contact the projects or me or keep an eye on the Facebook page for information.
Here's to Living and not Existing!
E mail: Sue@dfel.org.uk
Phone: 07727 883 881 or 01620 895 571
Write: 29, Williamstone Court, North Berwick, EH39 4RQ