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The Contented Dementia Trust helps those who have already been diagnosed with some form of dementia, and their carers, for whom practical help and resources are more important than research into prevention and cure. To the...

Finding a way

We are delighted to announce the release for sale of our dementia care film, ‘Finding a Way to Contented Dementia’. The film follows the stories of 6 carers talking about their experiences of looking after...

e-Learning Fundraising Appeal

The Contented Dementia Trust hopes to raise £25,000 to develop and launch an online e-learning training programme to teach the basic stages of understanding and implementing the SPECAL method for managing dementia. The SPECAL method...


The Contented Dementia Trust and SPECAL

The Contented Dementia Trust is a small charity with a huge aim – to promote the lifelong well-being of people with dementia. We achieve this through the teaching and use of the SPECAL method, which…read more

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The Comforting Fictions of Dementia Care Many facilities are using nostalgic environments as a means of soothing the misery, panic, and rage their residents experience. In June this year Penny Garner was approached by Larissa MacFarquhar, a writer…read more

American Yoga teacher Amber Burke has written a recently published article in ‘Yoga International’ following an interview with Penny Garner. “Given yoga’s promise, some of us may wonder if yoga is a good idea for…read more

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