Memory Connections – Age UK Somerset
‘Memory Connections’ is our Dementia Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (MCST) weekly programme of meaningful and stimulating activities for people living with mild to moderate dementia.
Memory Connections group session offers its members a range of enjoyable activities providing general stimulation for thinking, concentration and memory. Each week we will cover different themes and topics such as; Life History, Current Affairs, Word Games, Physical activity, Music, Creativity and much more. We aim for the sessions to group led, our members can even choose topics/themes they would enjoy discussing to encourage a greater engagement and enthusiasm.
Memory Connections (Dementia MCST) can accommodate people with or without a formal dementia diagnosis; please speak to our friendly teamcreate new email for further information.
Memory Connection Groups will run across Somerset in two locations. These will be held in a community halls and sessions will last for two hours giving Carer’s valuable respite time. Members will meet in small groups (maximum of eight) with much care being taken to make sure that we are COVID safe.
Face-to-face sessions will run across 6 weeks and cost £25 per session.
We also offer Memory Connections Virtual groups which run on ‘Zoom’ each week, each session will last for approximately one hour and have a maximum of 6 members.
Virtual sessions will be held on Monday 10:30am-11.30am or Tuesday 2pm-3pm.
Virtual CST sessions will be at £15 per session across 6 weeks.