DEMENTIA CAFE

Purpose:               

  • To help people living with early to mid-stage dementia

  • To live longer where they call home

  • To reduce levels of frustration

What we do:         

  • 2 hour group sessions

  • Light refreshment & drink

  • Monthly cafe

  • Mental Stimulation

  • Physical Stimulation

Group Type:         

  • Generalist

(we do not do one thing, but include fun quiz, bowls, craft, talks, sports, singing, reminiscence, games and so much more)

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GROUP INFORMATION

  • FIRST Thursday of the month - Marsden Mechanics  

All session times: 10:00 to 12:00

Covid Secure:        

Infection control protocols in place to protect members, staff and volunteers

Carer Welcome:    

All carers are welcome to attend, at their discretion - we are very flexible

We have enough staff so that carers can have some time to themselves

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QUOTES

“…I am happier now, which means I have patience to talk to me family again…”  member

“…mum changed after she joined the group, she isn’t as frustrated as before…” carer

“…no medication change, no routine change, it must be the group that has slowed down the progress of dementia…” clinician

TEAM DDC

Employed              Yes

Freelance              No

Volunteer              Yes

All our staff undergo regular training, and in addition to our Basic Training which includes Health & Safety, First Aid, Safeguarding and Covid Awareness, our people will have specific training for their roles.

All staff                                      Dementia Staff                                  Driving staff  

Basic Training                            Dementia Team Training                    Driver Training

 

All of our training courses are fun and engaging. We have presented a range of learning platforms that include: classroom, online, videos and booklets.  We have optional additional training available for volunteers and employed, to boost their CV and prepare for other work.

Volunteers Welcome - Click Here to Register

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CHARGES

Sessional Cost:                £5