Dementia Action Week across West Berkshire

Did you know that we're a part of the West Berkshire Dementia Action Alliance?

As a part of our role in this, and our focus on increasing dementia friendliness locally through our Ageing Creatively Programme, we're hosting two events during the week, the full programme is below:

Monday 21st May 

Pangbourne Village Hall: 2pm – 4pm -  Drop in for coffee and cake. Lots of Information about dementia and support services in our area

Corn Exchange Newbury: 10.30am – 12 noon - Memory Café . A joyous  improvised storytelling session with Pat Winslow

Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham: 10.30am – 12.30pm - Nature Memories Café with crafts and delicious homemade cake

Winchcombe Place Care Home, Newbury: 11.30am – 12.30pm &  3.30pm – 4.30pm - Become a Dementia Friend at our free information sessions

Tuesday 22nd May 

Winchcombe Place Care Home, Newbury: 11am – 12.30pm -Come along and see our new Tovertafel “Magic Table” in action

Thursday 24th May 

Corn Exchange, Newbury:

10.30-12 noon - Drop in for coffee and a chat - information about dementia and local support services

11.00 – 12 noon, Become a Dementia Friend at our free information session


Friday 25th May

Market on the Broadway, Thatcham: Lots of information about dementia and support services in our area

St Mary’s Church, Thatcham: 2-4pm - Become a Dementia Friend at our free information session

Old Bluecoat School,  Thatcham: 2pm – 4pm - Memory Café with tea, coffee and cake

Winchcombe Place Care Home, Coffee Shop: 10.30am – 12.30pm - Memory Café with tea, coffee  & cake

To attend our Dementia Friends session at the Corn Exchange click here. If one of the others takes your fancy, you can find the session on the Dementia Friends website