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Cuppa Club Memory Café

The Point in Eastleigh welcomes you for a warm welcome in a safe, non-judgemental and friendly space. Each month’s memory café is open to people affected by dementia and their relatives, friends and carers, as well as anyone of ‘a certain age’ who’d like to join them for a sociable afternoon.

Come and try out some relaxing craft activities and puzzles, order a drink or snack from our cafe bar and enjoy the chance to have a good old-fashioned natter in good company.

No need to book just turn up and join in!

Dementia Friends Information Session

A 1-hour Dementia Friends session delivered by an Alzheimer’s Society Ambassador teaches about dementia, its impact, and how to support those affected.

There will also be other local services on hand to tell you about their Dementia friendly initiatives and what support they can offer.

Refreshments and plenty of free parking

Attendees on the day include Alzheimer’s Society Ambassador; Local Adult Social Prescribers; Hampshire Carer Support and Dementia Advice Service; The Blue Lamp Trust; Charlotte Pragnell Reflexologist and Cllr Adeel Shah.

 

Sunflower Cafe, Bordon

Hosted by Right at Home and Andover Mind, offering a friendly welcome to those with dementia, their carers and loved ones. Join is for a cuppa and cake. We have a variety of activities for people to enjoy, such as quizzes, music, bingo, art, crafts, speakers and outings with an opportunity to gather information and support.

This is a free event but booking is required. Please call 01420 481716.

 

Dementia Action Week – Social Afternoon

Hosted by Basingstoke Discovery Centre, you are invited to join Dementia Support Hampshire & IOW for a social afternoon and refreshments. Activities will include, arts & crafts, dominoes, rummikub, reminiscence, and the chance to meet others living with dementia in your local area.

No need to book, just turn up and join in!

New Milton – Dementia Carers Catch Up

The New Milton Dementia Carers meet up once a month for a coffee and a chat at St Mary Magdalene Church Hall 2pm-3.30pm.

Dates for 2024 are;

8 April
13 May
3 June
1 July
2 September
7 October
4 November
2 December

It’s a chance for you to come along and have a chat with other dementia carers and share experiences and support each other.

There’s no need to book, just turn up and join in!

For more information call 0344 324 6589.

Singing with Traci

Fun sing-along with singer/guitarist Traci Kennedy. Songs mainly from the 1960s and 1970s, but requests taken. Friendly, relaxed atmosphere where you can join in as little or as much as you like. If you’d prefer to just sit and listen, or maybe shake an instrument, then that’s OK too. This is NOT a choir.

There is a charge of £4.00 per person, which includes tea/coffee with biscuits – or even cake on special occasions !

More information available from Pamela on: 01794 501605 or Greenbuttercupdementiaservices@gmail.com.

Active Dementia Exercise Group – Petersfield

A Dementia Friendly exercise group hosted by Winton House. Exercise is beneficial for physical and mental wellbeing and can improve quality of life for all people in all stages of dementia. This activity helps both people with dementia and their carers.

Meeting first Wednesday of the month 2.30 – 4.00pm

Qualified tutor Beth Svarovska

Followed by tea and homemade cakes and opportunity to chat.

Suitable for people with early-mid dementia. The cost per session is £5 but carers are free.

New Milton Support & Social Group

Hosted by Dementia Support Hampshire & IOW and led by an amazing team of volunteers.

Join us every Wednesday at St Mary Magdalene Church Hall, 2.30pm – 4.30pm for our weekly social meet-up.

Activities include; arts & crafts, reminiscence, cognitive stimulation games and quizzes, and conversation. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served.

Some weeks we will have guest speakers talking about health and social care, finance and benefits, wellbeing, and coping strategies.

The event is for anyone and everyone living with dementia, be it the person with dementia, their family and friends, or their carers.

No need to book, just turn up and join in!

You can also book a 1:1 appointment with a Dementia Support worker if you need help with form filling, claiming attendance allowance, information about Power of Attorney, home help, respite, or residential care. Call the helpline on 0344 324 6589 to book your appointment.

There is no charge but donations are gratefully received.

Basingstoke Support & Social Group

Hosted by Dementia Support Hampshire & IOW. Join us every Monday at St Michael’s Church Cottage Hall, 1.30pm – 3.30pm for our weekly social meet-up.

Activities include; arts & crafts, reminiscence, cognitive stimulation games, quizzes, and conversation. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served.

Some weeks we will have guest speakers talking about health and social care, finance and benefits, wellbeing, and coping strategies.

The event is for anyone and everyone living with dementia, be it the person with dementia, their family and friends, or their carers.

No need to book, just turn up and join in!

You can also book a 1:1 appointment with a Dementia Support Worker if you need help with form filling, claiming attendance allowance, information about Power of Attorney, home help, respite, or residential care. Call the helpline on 0344 324 6589 to book your appointment.

There is no charge but donations are gratefully received.

 

MIND Memory Cafe

Andover Mind provides a free carer support and dementia advice service for unpaid carers. If you’re looking for help and information, or simply a listening ear, our new Memory Cafe provides an opportunity to talk to our team, and enjoy some tea and cake. Working in association with Sunnybank House Care Home in Fair Oak

The event takes place on the second Monday each month at 2pm. No need to book, just turn up and join in!