Understandably many of the dementia-friendly musical activities and services listed on this map have been postponed, some have moved their offer virtually. Please contact the provider for further details.

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Moving in the Moment

PLEASE NOTE THAT WHILST THE CURRENT SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE ALL SESSIONS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDESTANDING.

Folk dance sessions with live music for people affected by dementia and their carers.

Each session includes a mix of live music, folk dancing, seated exercise, group activities and singing. Refreshments are included.

Sessions run on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Benefits:
  • Reduces loneliness
  • Lowers agitation
  • Improves memory
  • Improves cognitive skills
  • Involves carers
  • Self expression
  • Creative expression and stimulation
  • Cognitive stimulation
  • Physical engagement
  • Social connections – supporting relationships
  • Facilitating communication
  • Pleasure and enjoyment
Phases:
  • Post diagnosis – early years
Amenities:
  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Disabled access
  • Public transport