Services Timetable

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

COGNITIVE STIMULATION ACTIVITY
10.45 – 12.30
St Andrew’s Church
People with early-stage dementia
Please contact us to join this group

SWIMMING
11.00 – 12.00
Kempston Pool
Hillgrounds Road, Kempston MK42 8SZ
All with dementia &/or their Carers

COGNITIVE STIMULATION (CST)
14-week course 10.30 – 12.15
Flitwick Library
People with early-stage dementia
Please contact us to join this course

MUSIC 4 MEMORY
10.00 – 11.45
Oakley Village Hall
Church Lane, Oakley, MK43 7RJ
All with dementia &/or their Carers

MUSIC 4 MEMORY
10.00 – 11.45
Queens Park Community Centre
52 Marlborough Road,
Bedford, MK40 4LF

ENCOMPASS
10.45 – 12.30
St Andrew’s Church
Kimbolton Road, Bedford MK40 2NG
Carers of people with early-stage dementia

INDOOR BOWLS
12.30 – 1.45
Kempston Park Indoor Bowls Club
290 Hillgrounds Road,
Kempston MK42 8UB

All with dementia &/or their Carers

ENCOMPASS
10.30 – 12.15
Flitwick Library
15 Coniston Road, Flitwick, MK45 1QL
Carers of people with early-stage dementia

ENCOMPASS
fortnightly 10.00 – 11.45
Oakley Village Hall
Church Lane, Oakley, MK43 7RJ
Carers of all people with dementia

1-2-1 COUNSELLING DROP-IN
10.00 – 11.45
Queens Park Community Centre
52 Marlborough Road, Bedford, MK40 4LF
Carer of a person with dementia – free

WALKING FOOTBALL
11.30 – 1.00
Bedford Athletics Stadium
Barkers Lane, Bedford, MK41 9SB
All with dementia &/or their Carers

SUPPORT 4 MEMORY
6-week course 10.45 – 1.15
Venue to be confirmed
Carers &/or People with early dementia
Please contact us to join our next course

ACTIVITEA 1
11.00 – 12.45
St Andrew’s Church
Kimbolton Road, Bedford, MK40 2NG
People with mid-stage dementia

WALKING GROUP
fortnightly 2.15 – 4.00 (Mar – Oct)
Bedford Park (meet Pavilion Café) or
The Embankment (meet Dame Alice Court)
All with dementia &/or their Carers

COGNITIVE STIMULATION (CST)
14-week course 2.00 – 3.45
Dame Alice Court
People with early-stage dementia
Please contact us to join this course
&

KEMPSTON DROP-IN
2.00-4.00 (including optional)
fortnightly ARMCHAIR YOGA or
fortnightly WELLBEING 4 CARERS
Kempston East Methodist Church Hall
Foster Road, Kempston, MK42 8DA

CLEAR VOICES 1 & 2
2.00 – 3.30
Dame Alice Court
19 Newnham Street, Bedford, MK40 3NR
People with mid to later-stage dementia

ENCOMPASS
11.00 – 12.45
St Andrew’s Church
Kimbolton Road, Bedford, MK40 2NG
Carers of people with mid-stage dementia

ACTIVITEA 2
2.15 – 3.30
St Andrew’s Church
Kimbolton Road, Bedford, MK40 2NG
People with later-stage dementia
&

ENCOMPASS
2.00 – 3.45
St Andrew’s Church
Kimbolton Road, Bedford MK40 2NG

MUSIC 4 MEMORY
2.30 – 4.00 (small group)
Potton Community Centre
Brook End, Potton, SG19 2QS
All with dementia &/or their Carers

ALLOTMENT GROUP
10.30 – 12.15
149 Mile Road, Bedford MK40 9UP

fortnightly ENCOMPASS
St Andrew’s Church
Kimbolton Road, Bedford MK40 2NG

MUSIC 4 MEMORY
2.30 – 4.00
Charter House
1b Kimbolton Road, Bedford MK40 2PU

MUSIC 4 MEMORY
2.00 – 3.45 (small group)
Parish Room, All Saints’ Church
Westbourne Road, Bedford MK40 4LD
All with dementia &/or their Carers

CST + ENCOMPASS Weekly
2.30 – 4.00
St Andrew’s Church
People with early-stage dementia

Support 4 MemorY A free course of 6 weekly group-sessions to offer information, advice and an opportunity to share experiences and concerns about dementia & memory loss. The course is designed to support people with a relatively recent diagnosis of dementia (or cognitive impairment) and/or their family carers. Topics covered include understanding dementia, support services & forward planning.
Self-Support GrouPS Monthly informal social groups for all people with dementia (or cognitive impairment) and/or their family carers or supporters, to support, have fun & enjoy each other’s company in a small-group setting with backup assistance from Tibbs Dementia Foundation.
COGNITIVE STIMULATION Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) is a recommended evidence‑based dementia therapy which uses specifically-designed stimulating activities and exercises to promote memory and communication skills. Our 14-week courses of structured small-group sessions are suitable for people with early-stage dementia (or cognitive impairment) who have a good level of verbal communication.
Clear Voices Weekly discussion groups just for people with dementia (or cognitive impairment) which provide an important forum for expression. Through talking about concerns & challenges, sharing viewpoints & reminiscing, members support each other to find a clear voice.
KEMPSTON DROP-IN A weekly social group for people with dementia to enjoy a relaxing afternoon with or without their carers. Participate in a choice of stimulating, semi-structured activities in a supported, welcoming environment – including games & quizzes, art & craft, table tennis, reminiscence & usually ending with an uplifting sing-a-long round the piano! Alternate Armchair Yoga or Wellbeing 4 Carers sessions.
ActiviTeA Weekly semi-structured activity groups specifically for people with mid or later-stage dementia to participate in a variety of enjoyable, cognitively stimulating activities tailored to the individual, in a highly-supported, friendly, understanding environment.
Encompass Informative, support & wellbeing groups for carers to explore the practical & emotional impacts of dementia and their caring role.
1-2-1 Counselling Our qualified counsellors offer carers this free service by drop-in without appointment or by prior arrangement in your own home.
MOVING FORWARDS A free group-counselling course for former carers of those with dementia (either through bereavement or move to a care home).
Music 4 Memory Music Therapy is an evidence‑based dementia therapy to aid memory & communication. to build confidence and wellbeing in a safe, supportive, non-judgemental environment?
Our groups, for all people with dementia (or cognitive impairment) and/or their carers, meet to sing, dance & laugh ‘share favourite poems and stories’, …and ‘you don’t need to be ‘musical’!
– with positive, uplifting effects on mind & wellbeing!
MUSIC 4 MEMORY Reflections A specialist 8-week small-group music therapy course for people with dementia who have lost effective verbal communication skills.
Music 4 Memory At Home Individual music therapy for people with dementia (with or without their carers) who are unable to access other services & support.
CHALLENGERS 4 MEMORY Regular sessions of a range of fun, sociable, physically stimulating activities, specifically tailored for participation by people with dementia (or cognitive impairment) and/or their family carers. Full supervision / qualified instruction provided. No talent or previous experience required! Other special activities include canoeing, climbing, rowing, sailing, outings & even day trips to the seaside!
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