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
Art Workshop is a charity space in central Swanage dedicated to providing accessible art workshops for everyone, regardless of artistic skill or resources. We specialise in easy, low-tech art-making for people who want space to develop confidence or socialise.
- Art Workshop - Swanage: 01929 475883
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
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
Mindful is a registered charity created to support local projects for older people (age over 65) with mental health problems and their carers and people of any age who have memory loss or dementia.
- Barbara Turnbull or Sally Nutbeem: 07840 424148 (Sally) or 07910 663392 (Barbara)
Royal Voluntary Service volunteers provide practical support and companionship to help people get the best out of life.
Greengage Community Allotment in Swanage is run by a group of volunteers and focuses on fruit and vegetable growing. The emphasis is to provide a relaxed and supportive atmosphere to encourage socialising and boost self-esteem.
- Katie Wilkinson: 01202 692033
A community care farm, open to all, in Lytchett Matravers.
- Emily Hibbs: 01202 801808
Join us for this free fortnightly event at Radipole Lake in Weymouth, a chance to escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy a gentle stroll experiencing the sights and sounds of our nature reserve. This is a sociable event great for a healthy body and mind. This event is particularly suitable for anyone wanting to lose weight, recovering from illness or wanting to improve their mental health and wellbeing. The walk is also dementia friendly.
- Wellbeing Walks - RSPB Weymouth: 07398 816490