Elderflowers

4th December 2018

Clarinets, maracas and music.

On a recent visit to Royal Edinburgh Hospital our Elderflowers saw a gentleman who is usually quite quiet. Here’s their story: “The gentleman knows us and […]
19th November 2018

Huge thanks to ITM for choosing to support Hearts & Minds & raise money to deliver smiles

We’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended the Institute of Travel Management (ITM) Conference and Ball at The Principal Charlotte Square, […]
2nd October 2018

Michelle Armstrong shares our creative approaches to support carers of people with dementia.

Our CEO, Michelle Armstrong was invited by BUPA UK Foundation  to write a guest blog for their newsroom about the workshops that Hearts & Minds were developing […]
21st September 2018

A family get-together for Doris

In her 70s, and in the early stages of dementia, Doris gets confused and angry and is particularly fixated on going home to see her family. […]
25th May 2018

Suzie Ferguson talks about the rewards of being an Elderflower

This week is Dementia Action Week 2018. Our Artistic Director Suzie Ferguson is an Elderflower – Bonnie – and she talks here about the rewards she […]
19th February 2018

Take a Wee Stroll or a Mighty Stride at Kiltwalk 2018 & raise money for Hearts & Minds

Take part in one of the most popular challenge events in the calendar – Kiltwalk 2018 If you like a challenge why not fundraise for us by taking part […]
3rd January 2018

Lucy McGreal, Senior Practitioner, shares advice on caring for people with dementia

Lucy McGreal is one of our Senior Practitioners who is currently working on a new project for the organisation funded by the BUPA UK Foundation. Hearts […]
10th November 2017

Behind the Nose at Surgeon’s Hall Museum

Magdalena Schamberger gave an enlightening and inspirational talk last night on the work of Hearts & Minds and the stories behind the red nose at Surgeon’s […]
27th October 2017

Thank you to The Mickel Fund

We were excited to receive more good news this week regarding ongoing funding for Hearts & Minds. The Mickel Fund have generously agreed to give us […]
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