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Enabling you to live well with dementia

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Group Training & Support Sessions

We have a range of specific training and education sessions provided by the charity and other dementia service providers to ensure the latest dementia knowledge and experience is shared.
Ex Services Support Group
Join our welcoming and inclusive group at Sage House!

If you have serves in the armed forces and would like to connect with like-minded people, please come along to our new group.

Dates

Tuesday 19th September 2 - 3pm

Tuesday 17th October 2 - 3pm

Tuesday 7th November 2 - 3pm

Tuesday 12th December 2 - 3pm

Book below or call Sage House on 01243 888691.The group is free of charge, we welcome donations to Dementia Support.

​For People Living with Dementia:
Sage Minds
A new cognitive stimulation therapy course designed by Sage House.

The course is specifically for people with mild or emerging symptoms of dementia. Starts on Thursday 21st September 2023 for 8 consecutive weeks 2pm – 3.30pm. 

 

Cognitive Mental activity can lead to new learning and increased cognitive functioning for a person living with early stage dementia. The full course costs £40.

Please call Sage House on 01243 888691 to arrange an pre course application appointment or email info@dementiasupport.org.uk.

​For Carers:
Empowering Carers Course
Empowering Carers and Families

A four week informational dementia carers course (2hrs per week) in response to carers need for information. The course content includes:

  • Advice and support for carers who are family/friends

  • A chance to enhance knowledge of dementia

  • Practical tips and strategies for managing dementia

  • An insight into what it is like for people living with dementia symptoms

  • An opportunity for discussion about being a dementia carer

  • Exploring different ways of getting dementia support and maintaining health and wellbeing

  • A chance to meet the dementia support professionals and ask questions

To book a place please contact us on: 01243 888 691 or email: info@dementiasupport.org.uk

Male Carers Workshop
Tuesday 14th November 2023, 10:30 - 1pm

Dementia Support are hosting a male carers workshop at the Goodwood Education Trust Centre in the heart of their beautiful forest.

 

Please come and join us to talk with other male carers and learn a little more about interpreting dementia symptoms. It takes courage to admit to the struggles that caring can bring but we are here to offer support in a
safe, relaxing environment.

This session is free of charge courtesy of the Goodwood Education Trust, however we welcome donations in aid of Sage House.

Carer's Support Group

Carers Support run dementia support groups for carers at Sage House; come along to this friendly group for support, information and to meet other dementia carers.

Held on the 1st Thursday of every month, 10.30am – 12noon, at Sage House.

For further details and booking link please click here or contact Carers Support by phone: 0300 028 8888 or email: info@carerssupport.org.uk

Grief Cafe

Informal and supportive group sessions held here at Sage House to help you on your journey to healing. These 2 hour sessions are held once a month over a three month period. Each session will cover each of these topics: 

  1. Guilt & Grief

  2. Memories & Moving Forward

  3. I'm (not) Fine & Self Care

In these sessions you will have the opportunity to

  • Receive specific tailored guidance for your grief journey

  • Speak without judgement in confidence

  • Gain an understanding of healing and wellbeing

Places are allocated by our Wayfinding team and limited to 10 people per session and many of our groups continue their monthly meetings independently once the course has finished. If this is something you are interested in, please contact our Wayfinding team on 01243 888691 or email info@dementiasupport.org.uk

Outreach Sessions

Dementia Support in the community.

Drop into our friendly local sessions for people living with dementia, their carers and those seeking social companionship.

These sessions include well-being activities including singing, creative activities, chair based exercise and chatting over refreshments. Pop in, make some new friends and chat to our Wayfinders. To view our list of locations and upcoming sessions please click here.

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