Day services and other activities to provide support, rehabilitation and develop your skills
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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
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
A social group for those affected by memory loss and their carers in the Highcliffe area.
- Sally Palmer: 07541 331881
Highcliffe Plus is open Monday to Friday offering day opportunities to people with dementia. We deliver a variety of activities that are interesting and fun as well as providing an opportunity to meet new people.
- Karena Welham: 01425 278644
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 - Christchurch: 01202 764352
Groups include Memory Lane to support people with dementia or memory loss and their carers, Sporting Memories for sports fans and Craft and Chat for those who enjoy crafting and want to make new friends and learn new skills.
- Pramalife Clubs and Groups:
Come along to chat about times past and meet new friends. The library provides resources and books for the group.
- Reminiscence Group - Christchurch: 01202 127200
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.
Singing for the Brain is based around the principles of music therapy and singing. The structured group sessions use music to encourage communication and participation and include opportunities to talk to other people. Each session includes a range of activities including vocal warm-up and singing a variety of familiar and new songs.
- Singing for the Brain - Christchurch: 0333 150 3456