Services Summary

We know that it is possible to live well and have a better experience with dementia – and our services can help you to do this.

Tibbs Dementia is Different

No referral or definitive diagnosis of dementia is generally required
Your 1st session at each Service is free & thereafter we only suggest a small donation towards our costs
You generally don’t need to commit yourself to regular attendance

Just come along… we’d love to meet YOU

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. Our groups, for all people with dementia (or cognitive impairment) and/or their carers, meet to sing, dance & laugh – 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!
Please Contact Us for information or advice about the most appropriate Services for you