‘Building Back Better’ After the Covid-19 Pandemic

‘Building Back Better’ After the Covid-19 Pandemic

Leading Plymouth social entrepreneur warns government: Without your support we will fail the most vulnerable in our communities. Kate Smith, co-director of Moments Café and Memory Matters in the city, said without the support provided by the social enterprise to…

vCST in Devon

In March 2020 Memory Matters worked fast to move all community CST groups online. Now we are helping partners in Devon to do the same. You can view our webinar explaining the project here. Many people said we wouldn’t be…

The Lord Mayors’ Charity of the Year

Councillor Chris Mavin was designated Lord Mayor of Plymouth for 2020/21. Chris sees his role as Lord Mayor a great honour and was truly looking forward to meeting as many residents and supporting as many events in Plymouth as possible….

Memory Matters Social Impact Report 2019/2020

We are DELIGHTED to share our Social Impact Report with you. This report highlights all the great work Memory Matters and Moments Café have been doing over the past 12 months. At the start of the year, none of us…

Virtual CST- Watch a Session

We usually run weekly workshops in 5 areas in Cornwall. After lockdown was announced we moved quickly to get as many of our beneficiaries online as we could. By the second week of lockdown most groups had an online option…

Kate and Laura Talk about 10 years of Memory Matters

To celebrate ten years of Memory Matters on Monday 15th June, we have created a conversation with Kate and Laura over Zoom. WE had a lot of celebrating planned but unfortunately our plans were scuppered by COVID 19. Make yourself…

Supporting Moments Café throughout COVID-19

A few days after celebrating Moments Café’s 3rd birthday, we had to close our doors to help protect our customers and staff from COVID-19. Our customers are always our priority and we are counting down the days until we can…

Helping Someone with Dementia to Stay Mentally Active

Learn the key principles to cognitive stimulation to help loved ones stay mentally active whilst staying at home. We have spent the last ten years working with people living with dementia on keeping mentally active. There is definitely something in…

Getting Good Life Balance Whilst Staying at Home

We have been asked if there is anything we can do to help you fill the days during isolation. Whilst some people are happy to just go with the flow and see what happens during the day, others are looking…

COVID-19 Volunteers – Successful Dementia Conversation Tips

The unprecedented situation we find ourselves in is meaning we are are all having to learn fast. If you are volunteering in your community delivering food shopping or helping out your neighbours you may be helping people living with dementia….