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22. EDUCATE (Early Dementia Users Cooperative Aiming To Educate), England

Where: Stockport, England

Who is involved: The project is run by people with dementia who use their own experience to raise awareness about dementia. In 2014 EDUCATE won an EFID award.

Nature of activity: Participants give talks to businesses, community and faith groups, health and educational establishments about living with dementia. They help deliver training to staff supporting people with dementia and act as consultants in matters of dementia policy. The Coming Together project hopes to help people with dementia develop their own groups in surrounding boroughs. EDUCATE is a DEEP group.


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