These local activities are already making local news. Why not read the links below to get inspiration for how you might interest your local media in covering the event/activities you are hosting to celebrate Digni-tea Action Day this year.
These stories are publicising events about to happen but you can also invite media to come along on the day or to run a story about the difference your event/activity made once completed.
Stories in the media and on websites so far include:
Care homes across York and North Yorkshire holding events, with Lake Orchard Care Centre in Kelfield putting on a whole week of events for its 70 residents to choose from, including a lunch, hairdressing and a religious service.
York Older People's Assembly, a forum for over 50s, is holding an information point at Clements Hall, in Nunthorpe Road to share ideas for how to promote dignity and respect in York.
Council run care homes in Lancashire are offering to make Digni-tea Action Day memorable through coffee mornings, pamper sessions, tea-dances with buffets, craft days and cake decorating.
Bridgeoak care home in leigh are holding an afternoon tea party and training session.
They have all made the news locally already (see links through to full articles below). If they can, you can too, why not have a go!