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If you have not already attended one of the Dementia Friends Training sessions organised by BCM and you would like to increase your knowledge and understanding of dementia, please join us on one of the following dates:

Wednesday June 7th @ 3-5pm

Tuesday 13th June @ 6-8pm

The training will take place at Kirk House.

For more information or to confirm your attendance please contact Kirk House on 028 9040 2938 or E: kirkhouse@belfastcentralmission.org.

Thank you.

BCM recognises that all our staff , volunteers and our congregation, have the potential to encounter someone living with dementia, and it is important that we have confidence that we are all able to reflect an awareness of dementia both in and outside of work, home and church.

Congratulations to everyone at Kirk House as it has just been awarded a 'Top 20 Recommended Care Home 2017'.

The carehome.co.uk Top 20 Care Home Awards 2017 highlight the most recommended care homes in each region of the UK. The awards are based on over 40,000 reviews from residents and friends/families of residents. All the 2017 Award Winners can be seen on the following link:

https://www.carehome.co.uk/awards/

Here are some photographs of Easter activities taking place at Kirk House. It was a great afternoon filled with laughter.

BCM Kirk House has been taking part in a pilot 'Connecting Care Homes' Project. The residents and young people from local schools and youth clubs were brought together by Linking Generations Northern Ireland, who are now competing for £50,000 of National Lottery Funding to make the project spread across Northern Ireland. The project connects care homes to their local community through bringing local schools and youth groups together with residents of the care home to complete a range of projects and activities, from arts, fashion, music, crafts and reminiscence. 

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