We are currently providing support to our young people living with a dementia through zoom sessions in conjunction with the lovely Nina from musical walkabout, we are offering free sessions from funding from the Arts council as part of the THRIVE project.
In 2022 we aim to re commence our in person groups, these include a social hub group, well being group and an evening dementia cafe, details to follow soon.
There is strong evidence from research to show that support groups for care givers and the cared for, facilitated by professionals, is effective and has many benefits, including;
Through funding from the Arts Council, Dementia Support Services and Musical Walkabout are providing free staff training for health and social care professionals working in dementia care, designing and implementing creative care plans
Free music and wellbeing groups for young people living with a dementia, families and care givers.
Free music and well being groups for family and those in a care giving role to promote creative expression and independent time.