Leeds GATE

Working to improve the quality of life for Gypsies and Travellers

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167-169 Cross Green Lane,
Leeds LS9 0BD

Travellers and Memory Loss

Here at GATE we're focusing on the issue of dementia, or memory loss, and how it affects Gypsies and Travellers.

Together with Irish in Britain and their Cuimhne (the Irish word for "Memory") project, GATE has just launched a new guide called Dementia in Gypsies and Travellers: a brief guide for commissioners and providers.

Download a copy here!

Here's a Storify about the launch event.

And here are the visual notes of all the ideas, by artist Tom Bailey:

If you were at the launch event - or even if you weren't - leave a comment below and keep us in touch with what you're doing around memory loss, how you're putting ideas from the launch into practice in your work, any help and contacts you need.