The Bine

Posts related to The Bine, our network of community activity centres for people living at home with dementia.

Also read: An introduction to the Bine  – Typical dementia activities at the Bine.

The Two-Minute Bine

In the last 6 months, I’ve written over 100 articles and stories about – or related to – The Bine. But here’s the 2-minute explanation: the elevator pitch.

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Teaching in Sweden

Don’t Give Up The Day-Job

In Sweden children go to pre-school from a very young age, allowing mothers not to sacrifice their careers. I’d like dementia care to offer a similar option.

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Discussion

Choice And Meaning In Dementia Care

The Bine is our radical new approach to dementia care. But how did the idea take shape? Here’s a revealing audio snippet from my brainstorming sessions with Andy Walker back in July 2017.

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Momentum

Momentum

We’re aiming to transform the lives of people with dementia, their carers, their families, and the country. But how can you help to increase The Care Combine’s momentum, making us an irresistible force for positive change?

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Performers at Songs Of Our Lives

All Together Now

Everyone talks about the success of dementia singing sessions. But we wanted an event. Dementia-inspired, but a great night out for the whole family too. As a bonus, this post includes 2 songs from Edwin Miles, one with a clear dementia focus.

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Expressing an opinion

A Difficult Question

Sometimes it’s the difficult question that can help us see things from a brand new perspective. How a challenge helped us to think again about The Bine.

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