Our publications

Below  are our latest publications and media articles.

Publications:

Dinner To Your Door leaflet sample – We provides a hot meal service in Helmsdale, Loth and Portgower on a Monday and Wednesday, and to Brora and Golspie on a Tuesday and Thursday, as well as offering frozen meals.

Bridge Over Troubled Waters leaflet – The Bridge Over Troubled Waters service provides short-term support to local people that is tailored to their individual needs.

Building a rural dementia friendly initiative: Learning from a dementia friendly community in the Scottish Highlands – Funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, our rural dementia top tips details what we learned while creating our pioneering dementia friendly social enterprise.

Dementia and Sensory Challenges – Our former director, Agnes Houston, instigated this publication after she realised many other people with dementia she’d met also experienced the little-known sensory challenges associated with dementia.

How people with dementia achieved their dream to roam safe and free in the remote, rural Scottish Highlands– a summary of our Freedom to Roam project, the GPS devices used, and the ethics around using this form of technology for people with dementia.

Newsletters:

Connecting Communities newsletter January 2021

Connecting Communities newsletter March 2020

Connecting Communities newsletter November 2019

Connecting Communities newsletter March 2019

Dementia Friendly Communities newsletter June 2018

Dementia Friendly Communities newsletter February 2018

Articles and blog posts:

Art classes highlight local talent – published in The Northern Times, August 2018

Rural communities that support support people with dementia – Blog post by Ann Pascoe, Winston Churchill Memorial Trust blog, July 2018

Skye is best in show in Helmsdale – published in The Northern Times in July 2018

Reflecting on 1 year of Dinner To Your Door – published in The Northern Times in August 2017

Helmsdale Dog Show 2017 – published in The Northern Times in July 2017

Helmsdale Men’s Shed open for business – published in The Northern Times in March 2017

Community Christmas dinner in Helmsdale –  Covered in The Northern Times in December 2016

Mobility training comes to Sutherland – December 2016

Collie Bess finds new best friend at the Helmsdale Hub – published in The Northern Times in December 2016

Hot meals for all in Helmsdale – published in The Northern Times in September 2016

Dog Show – published in The Northern Times in July 2016

Putting men in sheds – published in The Northern Times in June 2016

Rural housing in the Scottish Highlands – published in The Northern Times in April 2016

What makes a community? – published in The Northern Times in March 2016

Small steps to fitness and good health – published in The Northern Times in January 2016

Let’s change our view on dementia and ageing – published in The Northern Times in December 2016

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