“Moments in Time”, Bloom 2018

Noel McGuinness visited the Alzheimers Society multi-sensory garden “Moments in Time” at Bord Bia’s Bloom 2018 festival and spoke with the designers of the garden Tom Grey of Trinity Haus, TCD, Sinead Grennan of Sonas APC and Clive Jones of Newtown Saunders Landscaping. They talk about what is involved in designing gardens for people with dementia. After this, Noel talks to Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) advocate Jacinta Dixon from the Irish Dementia Working Group and Clodagh Whelan, ASI Advocacy, Engagement & Participation Officer. They talk about the garden and the importance of community involvement for people living with dementia. The Alzheimers helpline is 1800 341 341.