MDP (Murrayfield Dementia Project)

Organisation : Murrayfield Dementia Project (MDP)
Grant Amount : £ 22,000

MDP is 24 years old, has uniquely and successfully developed, for people in NW Edinburgh mainly over 65 frail elderly and/or with early stage dementia, a service that delivers enjoyable companionship, longer, healthier life opportunities with restorative benefits and relief for carers.Our cognitively stimulating activity programmes are delivered by staff, volunteers and contributors in a way that are relevant to member’s age and stage. Programmes include personal themes such as memory, topical events, hobbies, skills etc. MPD provides 10 places on 3 days from 9.30am to 3pm including journey time. Transportation challenges are addressed by creative use of Community, volunteer and staff vehicles. We seek an Outreach Worker (OW) post funded to bridge the gap between preparing the member move on from our service to the next stage in the individual’s care journey.