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Our Specialist Dementia Care Venue The Brook Centre Launch - News Round Up

We held our official launch of our specialist Dementia Care Centre "The Brook Centre"  on Tuesday 8th August 2017. Here's a round up of the news stories that were shared in the media

 

The Sentinel ran a story which included a wonderful video put together by Martin Brough

The link to The Sentinel video and story is below

http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/stoke-on-trent-charity-approach-offers-men-with-dementia-a-safe-haven-as-brook-centre-opens/story-30474261-detail/story.html

 

sentinel brook centre launch story

 

Signal Radio's Simon Humphreys attended the launch and did some great interviews with our CEO Will Boyce, Our Patron - Mike Pejic and one of the Men in Sheds service users David Gibson. David described the service as a lifesaver in his emotional interview.

Listen Again to the interviews on the link below

 

http://www.signal1.co.uk/news/local/new-centre-for-dementia-sufferers-opens-in-newcastle/

Brook Centre Signal 1

 

BBC Radio Stoke invited Will on to their breakfast show where he was asked about the launch by John Acres.

John Acres

You Can LISTEN AGAIN on the link below - skip to 54 minutes

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p058chc6#play

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The Approach You Tube Video of the opening ceremony and plaque unveiling by Newcastle Borough Council Mayor Councillor Simon White is on the link below

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFZQJvn8q7Y

You tube Mayor Brook Centre

 

 
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