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Barnsley Alzheimers Society

Alzheimer's Society staff and volunteers provide both local information and over 2,000 services across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to people affected by dementia in their communities.

Our local services include day care and home care for people with dementia, as well as support and befriending services to help partners and families cope with the demands of caring.

From Alzheimer's Café's and innovative 'Singing for the Brain' sessions to memory-book projects and group outings, our services provide both practical support and an essential point of human contact.

Our experienced Dementia Support Workers can provide you with personalised practical and emotional support with people with dementia and their carers.

We currently hold two regular sessions detailed below:

Dementia Café

You can chat and share your experiences about your diagnosis of dementia and what that means to you with others and health professionals.

Dementia cafés provide useful information in a structured and relaxed setting that gives the opportunity for people with dementia, families and carers to ask questions to the health professionals and learn from the experiences of people in similar situations.

Come and join us on the last Thursday of every month, 11:00-13:00.

at The Baptist Church. Union Street.Barnsley S70 1JJ

There is a suggested donation of £2.00. Tea and Coffee and a light lunch of sandwiches,cake and fruit are provided.

Singing Group

Come along to our singing group where you can meet new people in a friendly, fun and social environment. These groups are based around the principles of music therapy, which include vocal warm-ups and singing a huge range of familiar old and new songs for everyone’s tastes.

 

First Thursday of every month, 14:00-16:00.

Priory Campus. Pontefract Road, Barnsley S71 5HS

The cost for this session is £3.00. Including refreshments.

Music & Memories Afternoon

An afternoon of music and singing for people and carers living with dementia.

2.30-4pm at Barnsley Central Library on the following dates in 2019:

January 15th & 29th

February 12th & 26th

March 12th & 26th

April 9th & 30th

May 14th

June 4th & 18th

July 2nd, 16th & 30th

August 13th

September 3rd & 17th

October 1st & 15th

November 5th & 19th

December 3rd & 17th

For more information please call 01226 773

Who to contact

Contact Name
Alzheimers Society
Telephone

E-mail
barnsley@alzheimers.org.uk
Website
alzheimers.org.uk/.../barnsley

Where to go

Name
Barnsley ABC Cafe
Address
Union Street
Barnsley
Postcode
S70 1JJ
Notes

Free on site parking

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
Dementia Cafe £2.00 Per session
Singing Session £3.00 Per session
Last updated on 13/02/2019
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