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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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First taste invited to international event

First Taste Charity was invited to attend the following international event: Learning in Later life and Intergenerational Cooperation. It was held in Cyprus and the charity was represented by trustee Andrea Walker-Patrick. LCGI FRSA (To read the Cyprus report click here)

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First Taste secures additional funding

First Taste was successful in attracting new funding from Sainsburys Headley Trust for a major three year project called PACT (Practical Action for Carer Training). This commenced Easter 2010. (The PACT report can be found here)

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