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‘Forget Me Not’ Family Farm Day

Wee Dram Farm Park supports Alzheimers Canterbury

Creating fond memories to support those who cannot remember

Take the whole family along for a fun-filled day on the Wee Dram Farm, feeding lots of different kinds of animals, big and small, and learning all about country-life in Canterbury. There will be children’s pony rides, bouncy castle, face painting, feed bags, food trucks… all the ingredients to create a wonderful experience for all ages, whilst raising funds to support those living with dementia.

Tickets are at a special rate of $7 (normally $14) and $5 of per ticket will go directly to Alzheimers Canterbury. Ticket sales at the door.

Date:               31st January 2015

Time:               10am – 3pm

Location:         Wee Dram Farm Park, 492 Oxford Road, Rangiora (

Tickets:            $7 ($5 per ticket will go to supporting people living with dementia)

For more information: call Alzheimers Canterbury on 03 3792590 or email











‘Still Alice' Fundraiser Screening


Alice Howland, happily married with   three grown children is a renowned   linguistic professor who starts to     forget words. When she receives a   devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.


Thursday 12th February 2015

Start: 5.30pm

Hoyts Northlands 

Tickets: $30 - includes wine & nibbles

Limited seats available, please call Karen to book 03 3792590 - or email 

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Our Social Work service is an integral part of the support offered by Alzheimers Canterbury to people diagnosed with dementia and their families/whānau.

The social work team can assist people with:

  • understanding dementia
  • coming to terms with a diagnosis
  • adapting to changes within relationships
  • grief and loss related to change
  • education and information
  • future planning
  • reducing stress and social isolation
  • managing behavioural changes
  • legal and financial issues
  • abuse/neglect
  • providing Total Mobility Taxi Vouchers


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