House of Memories

Barnett Waddingham staff volunteers carry out House of Memories activity in the community


 

Image: Staff volunteers from Barnett Waddingham's Liverpool office at the Museum of Liverpool

As part of their ongoing commitment to corporate social responsibility, Barnett Waddingham staff have recently given their time to support people living with dementia using House of Memories resources.

The team of eight staff volunteers from the Liverpool office hosted a tea party at the Museum of Liverpool, inviting a group from Everton in the Community to participate in House of Memories activities.


The staff volunteers carried out memory tree, memory box and My House of Memories app activity sessions and took afternoon tea while sharing memories together.

Some of the participants from Everton in the Community are living with dementia, and the House of Memories activities were a great way to encourage conversations over tea and cake.

A number of the Barnett Waddingham team had been touched by dementia in some way, and the afternoon tea was a wonderful way for them to give something back to support people living with dementia.

Sarah Morton, Office and Facilities Coordinator and Corporate Social Investment Lead for Liverpool, Barnett Waddingham, commented: “The tea party was fantastic. The guests had amazing memories which they willingly shared with us.  There was lots of tea and cake and one guest said when leaving ‘same time next week’?”

Barnett Waddingham has supported House of Memories for a number of years, most recently on the My House of Memories app development.

 


Tags:  House of Memories, memory box, memory tree, My House of Memories app, Community