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What's On - Memory in Bedfordshire

 What's On: Find out about the services on offer in Bedfordshire.

 

 

Bedford Borough Services

 

These services are provided by Tibbs Dementia Foundation:

Support 4 Memory Clear Voices Activitea Cognitive Stimulation  Encompass

 Six-week course for people with mild dementia and carers
The next session runs on Wednesdays at Dame Alice Court, Bedford MK40 3NR
10.45-1pm
13th June - 18th July

  Weekly groups for people living with mild to moderate dementia Weekly groups for people living with moderate to advanced dementia  12-week programme for people living with dementia  Fortnightly peer groups for carers

 



For further details on the wide range of additional services delivered by Tibbs Dementia Foundation including Music 4 Memory, walking football, swimming, bowls and the Moving On group for former carers of a person with dementia, contact Tibbs Dementia on 07795 177948,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.tibbsdementia.co.uk

You can view the Tibbs Dementia current timetable here

 

These services are provided by Carers in Bedfordshire:

Memory Gateways  Carers Rest  Dementia Volunteer Befriending  Memory Navigation Service  

Please be aware that Carers in Bedfordshire's Memory Gateways are at the same time and venue as their Bedford Carers Cafe, visitors to the Gateway can access all the café services. There is a charge of £1 on entry.

 

Central Bedfordshire Services

 

These services are provided by the Alzheimer's Society. Find support close to you by entering your postcode here

Carers Information and Support Programme (CrISP 1& 2) 

The next CrISP 2 course will take place for four consecutive weeks from Friday 7th - 28th Sept between 10am and 12.30pm at Priory House, Dunstable LU5 4HP. To book a place, please call the Alzheimer’s Society on 01234 327380.   

The Live Well with Dementia programme

A programme that aims to help people living with early stage dementia develop the understanding, skills and practical tools, to empower and support them to take an active role in the management of their own health and well-being.

The next Living Well with Dementia programme will be for seven consecutive weeks from the 1st June 2018 between 10.00am - 12.30pm at Aragon House, Southfields Road, Shefford, SG17 5AT. To book a place, please call the Alzheimer’s Society on 01234 327380. 

Activity Groups

The Alzheimer’s Society Activity Groups for people living with dementia alone or with a carer. Find your closest activity group by entering your postcode here 

  • Biggleswade Music Activity group: Trinity Methodist Church, SG18 0AP - Weds fortnightly 4th July - 26th Sept, 10.30am - 12pm
  • Dunstable Music Activity group: Salvation Army Hall, LU6 3AH - Thurs fortnightly 12th July - 27th Sept, 10.30am - 12pm
  • Ampthill Activity group: Parkside Community Hall - Mondays fortnightly 2nd, 16th, 30th July; 13th Aug; 10th, 24th Sept 10.30am - 12.30pm
  • Dunstable Activity group: St Augustine's Church Hall - Thurs fortnightly 5th July; 2nd, 16th Aug; 6th, 20th Sept, 10.30am - 12.30pm
  • Leighton Buzzard group: Astral Park Sports & Community Centre - Tues fortnightly 10th, 24th July; 7th, 21st Aug, 4th, 18th Sept, 10.30am - 12.30pm

For more information, or to join one of these groups, please contact the local Alzheimer’s Society office on 01234 327380, or find support close to you by entering your postcode here

These services are provided by Carers in Bedfordshire:

Memory Gateways        Carers Rest       Dementia Volunteer Befriending     

Memory Navigation Service 

Carers' Groups:

  • Dunstable - 11.30 - 12.30pm, first Thursday of month, St Augustine's Church, Oakwood Avenue, LU5 4AR, starting 4th January. This runs alongside the Alzheimer's Society Oomph group
  • Henlow - 10.30 - 12.30pm, third Friday, Community Room, Henlow Gardens, SG16 6DG
  • Cognitive Stimulation Therapy - 11 - 12pm every Monday, St Georges Court, St Georges Close, LU7 1BF. For people with dementia.  Runs for 24 weeks - enquire if interested in joining the next course

Other service providers:

Flitwick Town Council - Forget Me Not Group

Age UK - Dega

Dementia Adventure - Holidays and more

Community Works 4U - Dementia Friendly Film Screenings (Dunstable)