Handmade for Dementia North West & UK

Sharon Wallace is from Chester, Cheshire. She has been a professional singer for 34 years.

I sing in care homes around Chester and North Wales and had noticed that a few of the residents were quite anxious and fidgety, which was disappointing to see. My grandma had Alzheimer’s and now my beautiful mum and her sister both have Vascular Dementia.

I was introduced to the NHS Dementia Twiddle Mitt in March 2016 when I volunteered at The Hospice of The Good Shepherd in Chester. As a non-knitter, I decided that I would try to make one. That ONE has now taken me over… Continue reading