Day services and other activities to provide support, rehabilitation and develop your skills
If you are a service provider and would like your organisation to be included on the directory, or if you need to inform us of any changes to your current entry, please contact us with brief details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Arts 4 Dementia helps develop activities at arts venues to re-energise and inspire people in the early stages of dementia and their carers. Check our website for details of events throughout Dorset.
- Arts 4 Dementia: 020 3633 9954
A unique resource on the Dorset/Hampshire border providing music tuition, creative music workshops and music for health and wellbeing for people of all ages and all abilities.
- Coda Music Trust: 01425 276161
Supported holidays for people with dementia and their carers. The Dementia Adventure Trust supports people living with dementia and their carers by underwriting the cost of our holidays and breaks to make them as affordable as possible.
- Dementia Adventure: 01245 237548
Ferndown Plus is a specialist dementia day opportunities centre providing a caring and supportive service to people with dementia. We also offer a range of activities and services to the wider community. These include professional entertainment (free of charge), hairdressing, a monthly carers group and a 'sitting service'. Please contact the centre for more details.
- Ferndown Plus: 01202 894426
Day care for people with dementia at the Fernhill Care Home in Ferndown.
- Fernhill Day Care: 01202 651800
Day service for adults and older people at a horticulture and rural skills centre. Services offered to adults with mental health problems and to older people with dementia or those that have become isolated.
- Future Roots: 01963 210703
We have various fitness and disabled swim sessions held throughout the week which are also open to people with dementia. Please check our website for a timetable. Please note that for some sessions you will need to be referred by your GP or health professional.
- Health and Well-being Programme - Ferndown: 01202 877468
A fun age- and dementia-friendly seated movement programme to music.
- Katie Wilford: 07446 401838
Memory Cafés provide an opportunity for people with dementia, families and carers to meet with others, ask questions of professionals and learn from the experiences of others.
- Memory Cafe - Ferndown: 01202 764352
We provide respite holidays for disabled adults and carers, as well as dedicated breaks for people with Alzheimer's and carers. We currently run three accessible holiday centres in Southampton, Chigwell in Essex and Southport in Merseyside.
- Revitalise - respite holidays: Bookings: 0303 303 0145
Royal Voluntary Service volunteers provide practical support and companionship to help people get the best out of life.
Come and join us at our allotment gardening group for people with dementia and their carers.
- Sarah Rampton: 01202 764352
A community care farm, open to all, in Lytchett Matravers.
- Emily Hibbs: 01202 801808