Groups & Meetings for Those Living With Dementia & Their Carers

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Groups & Meetings for Those Living With Dementia & Their Carers

Useful contacts and resources.

MONDAYS – Each week 10am -12pm, Winter Cafe, Trinity Church Hall.  Free Car park , entry Rectory Garth Rayleigh.

TUESDAY – 1st of each month. 2pm-4pm. Methodist Church Rayleigh, Memory Worship , Contact Naomi Young-Rhodas 07555 705530.

TUESDAY – Swimming -1pm -2pm, Weekly at Clements Hall Leisure centre £1.90 per session, carers free. -01702 207777.

WEDNESDAY – 1st March ongoing, Walking Football 11-12pm, Writtle Chelmsford 033315034. essexhertsgroup@alzheimers.org.uk

WEDNESDAY – Dementia Advice & Information, Canvey Island, 1st of the month 11am -1pm Waterside Farm Leisure Centre, Somnes Ave. SS8 9RA.

THURSDAY – 1st Thurs.of each month Sweyne Court Day Centre, Memory Cafe, Contact – Maxine 01268 774530.

THURSDAY – Dementia Navigator from the support Team, drop in with Questions, 2nd Nov. 10-11am -Then fortnightly thereafter, RRAVS The parish Centre Rectory Garth Rayleigh SS6 8BB, 01702 534773.

FRIDAY – Forget Me Not Cafe, Todman Centre, Castle Rd Rayleigh SS6 7QF, 8th March/22nd March/12th April/26th April/10th May.  Contact hub@megacentrerayleigh.co.uk – 01268 779999.

FRIDAY. – 3rd week Of each month 10.30-12.30, Hullbridge Library, Sunflower Memory Cafe ( not Aug) run by Sian Thomas – sianthomas055@gmail.com

SATURDAY – Music for the Brain, once a month 2pm -4pm – Mill Hall. Rayleigh, £10 Includes sandwiches, cake ,tea/coffee & singer.  Next meetings – Saturdays 2024, 13th January, 17th February, 16th March. Contact :- Shelley Blackburn. 07980 113392.

SATURDAY – First of the month, Memory Lane Cafe, Hockley 2pm-4pm,07804 811954.

SPECIALIST HOLIDAYS
Dementia Adventure, 01245 237548. ( funding opportunities for these) julie@dementureadventure.co.uk Revitalise – 0303 303 0145.

IMPORTANT NUMBERS/ CONTACTS
CONNECT – 0333 150 3456, Dementia advisors to listen , support & give advice for anyone living with dementia/their carers/people close to them Mon-Wed 9-8 , Thurs-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 10-4pm.

DEMENTIA COMMUNITY SUPPORT TEAM – Southend , Castle Point, & Rochford dementiacommunitysupport@southend.gov.uk – 01702 534772.

DAY CARE – The Harbour Club. Hullbridge 01702 232068. info@theharbourclub.org.uk Peaceful place Basildon 01702 546476- ( dealing with Young onset dementia).

TRANSPORT – Community Transport – ( incl wheelchairs) 01268 753513.

LIBRARY – issue a Memory Card (allows for extra return time etc).

DOCTORS SURGERY – Audley Mills surgery Rayleigh , all staff have had Dementia training & the surgery now has its accreditation.

SAFETY – Guardian Angel -Buddy Wristbands, contains loved ones contact details, in case those living with dementia become confused whilst out www.rochford.gov.uk/other-health-support for the application form.

All Information updated 1st March 2024

RRAVS | Rayleigh and Rochford District Association for Voluntary Service

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