Brain Awareness Week

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Dementia Care Home

Organized by:
Dementia Care Home

Participating Organizations:
Brain Awareness week was conducted at Dementia Care Home , Faridabad with Rawal School children. Basic awareness related to Brain was shared. A quiz/Brain games session was also convened. About 130 children along with 10 teachers participated in this program.

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

one

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • Middle school students(6-8)
  • Patients & Caregivers

Approximate Number of People Reached:

150

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

In order to make school children aware of dementia, specific areas were covered in a joyful way. They can be aware of it at an early stage. We are serving the dementia population to make them aware of general symptoms changing in their grandparents so that they can discuss it with parents for early detection and diagnosis. Later we received feedback from school principal. Also they had first exposure of this type and now want it on regular intervals.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Website
  • Social Media

Other Publicity Methods:

direct letters& personnel visit to school / colleges /involving teachers. Also involving senior citizens/ day care centres/residents welfare association in these programs.

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

It seems personnel visits to different sectors at an initial stage gives better result.

Resources

Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • Staying Sharp Bookmark
  • The Mindboggling Workbook
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About The Brain

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Puzzles: Grades K-2
  • Kids Fact Sheets Grades 6-8
  • The Five Senses Coloring Sheets

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games
  • New Coloring Sheets
  • New Fact Sheets
  • New Lesson Plans

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Poster

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

current caregivers and staff is more aware while handling patients. they are more concerned for safety measures.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

not applicable

Contact Name:

DR. LALIT KUMAR

Contact Phone:

9868902040

Contact Email:

lalit1309@yahoo.com

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