Creative Dementia in Blackheath

From March Age Exchange will open two new in house groups at it’s centre in Blackheath for people living with dementia and their carers. We closed our old services Tuesday Day Care and Kaleidoscope Cafe in January as funding had run out for these groups.

Referrals and volunteers

If you want to refer someone to one of our new dementia groups or self refer please call Salma Hameed our Dementia Services Co-ordinator on 07729 107 520 or email dementia@age-exchange.org.uk

Alternatively you can fill out a referral form
If you require help in filling out the form please contact Salma

Please also contact Salma if you are interested in volunteering for the groups.

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Running from March

Tuesday Club (11am-1pm) weekly from March 5

For people living with dementia and their carer. Come along and enjoy reminiscence, creative arts, music and movement delivered by our great team of arts professionals and our wonderful volunteers. A warm welcome awaits!

Dementia Choir (11am-1pm) Thursdays from March 7

This is a very exciting new venture for people living with dementia and their carers, and people who are dementia friendly. Come and learn to sing as a choir and enjoy learning a wide range of songs from all genres. Weekly rehearsals will lead to public performances at different times throughout the year. Everyone is welcome to come along and share they joy of singing together – singers and those who think they can’t!

Dance for Health (2pm-3.30pm) Thursdays

Already up and running. Have fun, get fit. Improve your balance, co-ordination and flexibility. All our sessions are designed to enhance your physical and mental well-being. Make friends and enjoy dancing as a group seated or standing. Please note the time has changed from February.

All groups take place in our Bakehouse Theatre in Blackheath and are free to attend.

These are funded projects. Your donation can help keep the groups running. It’s quick and easy to donate.