Activity groups

To download our 'Dementia Diary' flyer with full details of our current activities, click here.

Scroll to the bottom of the page for a calendar with details of all of our activity groups.

Our Regular Activity Groups


Memory walks

 

Walking is fantastic, not only for exercise but also for stimulation, social engagement & reminiscence. We welcome anyone living with dementia and their caregivers to join us for a walk around Romsey followed by hot drinks & biscuits. Our walks are lead by our trained health walk leaders.

 

Romsey

Every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month

10:30-12:00

Marie Louise House, Newton Lane, Romsey (Car parking available at the rear).

 

North Baddesley

Every Thursday

09:45-11:00

Sports Pavilion, Sandy Lane, North Baddesley, SO52 9EA

 

 

Contact for both walks: Marianne, 07899 664209

Music to unlock memories

 

Music is an essential part of reminiscenece for people living with memory problems. Music can awaken such strong memories & emotions in all of us. Andrew Knights is a fantastic musician & has such a special way of interacting with attendees. This group is open to anyone living with dementia & caregivers. It is run by the Alzheimer's Society who offer a wide range of information and advice for those who attend also.

 

Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month

11:00-12:00

Crosfield Hall, Broadwater Road, Romsey, SO51 8GL

Contact: Alzheimer's Society 02380610159

Arts & Crafts

 

Who doesn't love making things? This session is run by the Greenbuttercup CIC. They run a wonderfully engaging session for people with dementia and their caregivers to let their artistic side free. The first session is free to attend and just £3 thereafter.

 

 

Every 1st Friday of the month

10:30-12:30

Green Room, Plaza Theatre, Romsey, SO51 8JA

Contact: Pamela Eastwood on 01794 501605

or by email: pamela@shadow26.plus.com

 

Table Tennis

 

One key enjoyment in life is remaining active and healthy. This does not stop as we get older, or with a diganosis of memory problems. Our table tennis group vary in abilities but very welcoming of new members. Only £1 per session.

 

 

Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month

14:00-15:00

United Reformed Church, 1 Abbey Water, Romsey, SO51 8EJ

Contact: Alan Green on 01794 518032

 

Sensory Experiences


Each month there will be a different ‘theme’ and the aim is for those living with Dementia to have fun experiencing as many of the senses (sight/sound/smell/taste/feel) as possible, associated with the chosen theme. £3 per person.


Every 3rd Friday of the month (except Easter) 10:30am-12:30pm

15th March - Cinema experience

17th May - Flight experience

21st June - Seaside experience

19th July - Music & Poetry experience


The Green Room, Plaza Theatre, Romsey

Contact: Pam Eastwood Pamela@shadow26.plus.com 01794 501605

Romsey Dementia Action Group (Romdag)

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