Activities and advice for people affected by dementia

 

Activities

Day Time Event Address Contact
Every Monday 10:00 am – 11:30 am Music for the Mind Wiltshire Music Centre, Ashley Road, Bradford on Avon, BA15 1DZ Vanessa Long
Tel: 01380 739055
Every Monday 9:00 am – 11:30 am Social Café for people over 65 St. Margaret’s Hall, Bradford on Avon, BA15 1DE Ruth Randall
Tel: 01225 860 811
Every Monday 2:00 pm –3:00 pm Walking for the Mind Meet at: The Library, Bridge Street, Bradford on Avon, BA15 1BY Rosie
Tel:  07484 306520
Alternate Wednesdays 2:00 pm –4:00 pm Winsley Fitness and Friendship Winsley Village Hall, Bradford Road, BA15 2LU Sally Evans
Tel:  07754 612569
Every Thursday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Art Group Holt Village Hall, The Street, Holt, Trowbridge, BA14 6QH Vanessa Long
Tel: 01380 739055
1st Thursday of the month 10:45 am Palm Court Trio Concert* Holy Trinity Church, Church Street, Bradford on Avon BA15 1LW Rev. Joanna Abecassis
Tel: 01225    864 444
1st Thursday of the month 3:00 pm –4:30 pm Memory Café Dog & Fox, Ashley Road, Bradford on Avon, BA15 1RT Ruth Randall,
Tel: 01225    860 811
3rd Thursday of the month 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Trinity Café Holy Trinity Church, Church Street, Bradford on Avon BA15 1LW Rev. Joanna Abecassis
Tel: 01225    864 444
*not specifically for people affected by dementia

Advice

Alzheimer’s Support: www.alzheimerswiltshire.org.uk

Dementia Adviser: Chris Maple will visit at home to offer tailored advice and information and help people access the services they need at different times.
Tel: 01225 776481

Alzheimer’s Support also provide Support at Home (two or three hour visits for companionship and support)

There is also a Carers Group (Bradford on Avon and Trowbridge)  which meets monthly for a pub lunch.

Alzheimer’s Society: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Side by Side: a service available in Wiltshire that helps people with dementia to keep doing the things they love. The service helps people get out and about with the support of a volunteer doing an activity of their choice. This might be anything from joining a local club, to going to the football, a cafe or simply a stroll in the park.
Contact: Diane Jenkins, Tel: 01722 326 236

National Dementia Helpline – 0300 222 1122: for information, support and advice, Monday – Wednesday from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm,  Thursday – Friday 08:00 –  5:00 pm,  Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Talking Point – a helpful online community where anyone who is affected by dementia can receive valuable support. It’s free, open day or night, and can be accessed online.