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Supporting people living with dementia to be part of their community

Supporting people living with dementia to be part of their community People living with dementia want to be involved, supported, and included in every space in their communities. We’ve been involved ...
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How local groups help create Dementia-inclusive communities

How community groups help create a Dementia-inclusive society This blog shares some things we're hearing from small community groups, people living with dementia and unpaid carers, about what's working and ...
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A Fire in my Belly!: Taking action for local accessibility

‘A Fire in my Belly!’  Lockdown and the feeling of not being able to access community "My Lockdown story is not like many others. At the start of the pandemic, ...
Communities make Human Rights come to life. New Local People Linking resources for learning and starting conversations about Human Rights in our communities.

New resources for learning about Human Rights in communities

Local People Linking: learning about Human Rights What is Local People Linking? Local People Linking is a project creating spaces for older people to come together to learn about their ...
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Introducing Rahmah, our new intern!

My name is Rahmah Aslan and recently I have joined Outside the Box as an intern. My internship is part of Minority Ethnic Emerging Leaders Programme. This programme is a professional and ...
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Virtual Visit to Kirrie Connections

In the Scottish Borders, we have the exciting role of coordinating the sharing of learning among the various Creating Better Lives projects funded by the Life Changes Trust in the Scottish ...