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Come to 5 sessions to learn about and understand dementia, ask questions, support each other and take better care of yourself.

Group launches on Weds 31 Jan at St Vincent’s House, W6 9QH, 10:30am-12pm.

Session Plan:

  • Session 1, Weds 31 Jan 2018: About Dementia
  • Session 2, Weds 21 Feb 2018: Practical tips
  • Session 3, Weds 21 March 2018:  Ask the experts
  • Session 4, Weds 18 April 2018: Coping with difficult behaviour
  • Session 5, Weds 16 May 2018: Support for carers

All groups meet from 10:30am-12pm at St Vincent’s House, 49 Queen Caroline Street, W6 9QH

The group is a partnership between Carers Network and the Hammersmith & Fulham Cognitive Impairment and Dementia Service (CIDS).

To register please email events@carers-network.org.uk or call 020 8960 3033

Singing for the Brain sessions in Kensington start on 16th May and run every Tuesday for 12 weeks (except 11th July) at St. Peter’s Church Kensington Park Road, W11 2PN (Opposite Stanley Gardens) from 3pm – 5pm.

People with dementia and their carers from Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea are welcome to come.

Hidden in the fun are activities which build on the well-known preserved memory for song and music in the brain.

For more information or to confirm attendance, please contact Alzheimer’s Society:
Tel: 020 7561 4820
Email: islington@alzheimers.org.uk
www.alzheimers.org.uk

Events and Things To Do in Westminster: February 2017

All of the following events and weekly sessions are designed for people with some memory loss or in the early stages of dementia, and their carers

Friday 3 February 2.30-4pm Music for the Moment concert at St Marylebone church. Free, no need to book, just turn up! Contact Kathryn on 020 7321 2702 for more info

Tuesday 14 Feb 1.30-3.30pm: Sporting Reminiscence Session at Lord’s, free to attend but booking is essential, to book call Yvonne on 0207 616 8589, Lord’s Cricket Ground, Grace Entrance, St. John’s Wood Road, NW8 8QN.

Monday 20 February 11am – 12.30pm: In Mind session at Royal Academy of Arts Contact 020 7300 5839 or events.lectures@royalacademy.org.uk Tea and conversation about art works at Burlington House, Piccadilly, £3 (free to RA Friends, carers & companions).

Wednesday February 22 2.30pm-4.30pm: Westminster Memory Café North: make a fridge magnet to stick your list to the fridge with Westminster Arts’ Resonate programme,  at 42 Westbourne Park Road, W2 5PH. Free, no need to book, just turn up. For info call Terezie on 07540 502379

Tuesday 28 Feb 3pm-4.30pm: Hymns and Pimms: come together to share friendship, singing and refreshment.  Grosvenor Chapel, 24 South Audley Street W1K 2PA, no need to book, just turn up! Suggested donation £4, call 020 7499 1684 for more info

Mondays, weekly, 10.15 – 12.15pm: Dance for Dementia at Rambert, 99 Upper Ground (behind National Theatre): free hour’s dance session from 10.45 followed by refreshments. Wear loose clothing! For more info contact Katie on 020 8630 0615 or katie.mason@rambert.org.uk

Mondays, weekly, 11.30 – 12:30 Music therapy group at the Royal Albert Hall, door 3, Kensington Gore, Kensington, London SW7 2AP. Open group, no need to register. For more info please contact Elaine McGregor on 07967 696891 or email elaine.mcgregor@nordoff-robbins.org.uk

Thursdays, weekly, 2-4pm: Singing for the Mind, 28 St John’s Wood Road, London NW8 7HA. Regular singing event for people who are enrolled in the group.  For more info and to apply contact Mary Rossiter on 020 7286 5181 or sfm@ljs.org

List compiled by Kathryn Gilfoy, Westminster Arts’ Resonate programme 020 7321 2702, and  Westminster Dementia Adviser Terezie Holmerova 07540 502379