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:
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.
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
June 4th & 18th
July 2nd, 16th & 30th
September 3rd & 17th
October 1st & 15th
November 5th & 19th
December 3rd & 17th
For more information please call 01226 773
Who to contact
Where to go
- Barnsley ABC Cafe
- S70 1JJ
Free on site parking
- Table of costs
Table of costs Amount Cost Type Dementia Cafe £2.00 Per session Singing Session £3.00 Per session