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Our workshop on Dementia

As part of our #DementiaFriendly challenge the GeniUS!York team held a workshop on dementia at the Ron Cooke Hub at Heslington East University Campus. This took place last Wednesday and was facilitated by Heather Niven of SCY and Nada Savitch of Innovations in Dementia.

The aim of the workshop, which was open to anyone wishing to attend, was to open face to face discussions with people on the issues directly relating to our challenge which are:

What are the problems…

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Since we launched GeniUS! York in January this year a lot has come out of the project and we wanted to share this with you and say thanks for your help in making this happen.  So far over the last 9 months:

  • Winners of Living Labs Global Awards (LLGA) for Social Innovation, for a proposal to pilot GeniUS! in Cape Town, have been invited to pilot there over next year. 
  • Shortlisted for Guardian Public Services Award for Community Engagement…
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Disappointing response from Genius team

So where has all the information from challenges 1-4 gone? All we have now is a purged summary of the 'chosen' project, in the case of transport the somewhat offbeat greenwash idea that was put forward before any public involvment was invited. If you want to convince me otherwise perhaps you might put back online the information about cycle counters and shuttle bus that was also being explored further?

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It's been an intense 30 hours! Just back from Birmingham where a team of four of us went down to further develop our GeniUS York project and to share our experiences with the other 16 short listed councils on the NESTA Creative Councils project.

We got there at dinner time last night and met all the other council teams at the…

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