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Groups & Activities
If people living with dementia are to enjoy the best possible quality of life then person-centred meaningful activities should be available both where they live and in the wider community.
All of the services which we run are free of charge to all who use them with the exception of Saturday Club which costs £6 per day to cover transport and catering costs.
These are our activities, further details of which are set out elsewhere on this website:-
A weekly art as therapy programme on Wednesdays from 11am to 1pm for people living with dementia, their families and carers. The group meets at St Clements Parish Hall.
Our Forget-me-Not Cafe at Maple Ward, Rosewood House is open every Wednesday between 1pm and 3pm. The Cafe is for patients on the wards who have been admitted for assessment or respite, and residents of Rosewood House, the permanent Health & Social Services residence for people with dementia, and Clinique Pinel.
A monthly carers' support group for families, friends and carers of those with dementia. There are approximately 100 people on the mailing list who all receive a letter/email each month giving them information about the previous meeting and future events. Held at Sandybrook Day Centre, Rue de Craslin, St Peter from 10am to 12noon, and at different venues when we go out for lunch together.
A music therapy programme specifically designed for people in all stages of dementia, their families and carers. It runs on Friday afternoons from 4-5pm at Mont a'Labbe School. Coffee is served from 3.45pm.
From 9am until 3.30pm weekly at Sandybrook Day Centre, Rue de Craslin, St Peter. A service for people living with dementia that gives carers a break, either for the day or for an hour or two. Transport and a three-course lunch are provided, along with a variety of activities.
An Award-winning social swimming group jointly run with Occupational Therapists and the Memory Clinic and based at the Aquasplash. Its purpose is to allow people with a diagnosis of dementia to meet on a weekly basis and take part in a swimming activity, followed by coffee. Splashchat runs from 10.30 - 11am followed by tea/coffee across in THE Bar from 11-12pm.