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Our Chairman & Vice-Chairman meet the Queen

Shirley Davison, our Chairman, & John Simmons, our Vice-Chairman, were both invited to Chatsworth House on Thursday 10th July 2014 where – due the fact that First Taste holds The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, awarded in 2009 in recognition of the Charity’s the work with frail older people in care environments – they were […]

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Launch of First Taste’s new reminiscence film “Food For Thought”

Baroness Estelle Morris, Patron of Darley Dale based Charity, First Taste, welcomed local Derbyshire Dales MP & Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin, and local  civic digmnatories (Cllr Peter Slack, Chairman of Derbyshire Dales District Council & Cllr Ian Walker, Mayor of Darley Dale) and Cynthia Machent, President of Matlock Rotary Club to the Whitworth Centre at Darley Dale on Friday […]

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Would you like to help us?

If you or your organisation can help us, a contribution will have a direct result for our many elderly clients. Your single donation, regular direct debit, legacy or contribution in memory of a loved one can really make a difference to what First Taste can achieve. For further information on any of these ways of […]

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First Taste’s latest CD of Chair Based Exercises

This CD had been produced specifically for use by care staff working with older people with dementia and features well known songs and tunes performed by First Taste’s music tutors with the voice over by Physiotherapist, Angela Hill, leading the simple chair based exercises. The production costs of this new resource have been supported by […]

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First Taste’s new DVD “Where’er You Walk

This film, of sights and sounds to stimulate and soothe, had been produced specifically for use by care staff working with older people with dementia and can also be used to support care staff training in reminiscence. The film is divided into four sections: spring, summer, autumn & winter and has a range of domestic, […]

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Dawn Ford nominated for NIACE Learner Award

An Achievement Award was presented to Dawn Ford – Activity Organiser at Derbyshire County Council, Red House Care Home, Chesterfield. First Taste nominated her for a NIACE Learner Award. She has been an enthusiastic participant (and still is) on the Training Programme for carers, which is managed by Cecilia Harris. Dawn instigated all her newly […]

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First Taste represented at Maynooth conference

On the 20 -22 March 2012 First Taste Charity was represented at the following conference by trustee Andrea Walker-Patrick;the international training conference;New Dynamics of Learning and Ageing: Research, Policy and Practice, held at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. She delivered two presentations about: 1) TOPIC (Tutoring older people in care) 2) PACT (practical action […]

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