FREE 24 Week Programme

Thanks to the Big Lottery fund we are able to now offer FREE 24 WEEK PROGRAMME.

Have you been diagnosed with dementia?

Do you know you can access Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) at our clubs?

CST is a brief group treatment recommended by the National Institute of Health and Clinical excellence (NICE).

Therapeutic and Fun!

This lottery funded program is for people living with mild to moderate dementia who would like to get involved in activities that stimulate thinking and also gain support from peers in a relaxed and fun environment.

You can watch our video; What's In It For Me? here:

Day Clubs available from January in:

Monday: Bodmin

Tuesday: St. Austell

Wednesday:  Liskeard

Friday:  St Austell & Bodmin

Weekly 10am-4pm.

The Programme:.

Welcome & Arrivals:  A time to catch up with group members and an opportunity to meet with visiting community practitioners and services and gain information.

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy Session: Structured group session with different topics each week eg. Word games, Faces/Scenes, Current affairs, Food. The focus is on discussion, stimulating games and learning.

Living Well Session:  Peer support session facilitated to enable people to discuss challenges they face, plan for the future and discover solutions to difficulties including assistive technology and memory cues. These sessions aim to help people connect with their community and will sometimes have visiting speakers.

Lunch (This can be purchased at the club venue or people can bring a packed lunch if they prefer).

Walk: getting outside in the local area.Talks by visiting practitioners

  • Thinking games
  • Discussions
  • Visiting speakers

Home

Learn more about the referral criteria and process.

You can self-refer on to the programme by using our Screening and Referral Form or

call 01752 243333 or email hello@memorymatterssw.co.uk

Please contact us if you are interested in joining us!