Purbeck Forget Me Not

Forget me Not logo.jpgForget me not Purbeck is a social club providing the opportunity for activities and support to adapt and adjust to the physical, social, and psychological changes that dementia brings.
It is a collaborative community venture working across services from Dorset HealthCare, Dorset Council, AgeUK and Dementia Friendly Purbeck.
For more information, please contact 01305 269444 or email enquiries@ageuknswd.org.uk

Facilitated by AgeUK Cognitive Stimulation Therapy Team, the group aims to bring together people living with dementia, their family members and carers, volunteers, and professionals in a warm and social space. We meet weekly 10.30am-12pm at Swanage and Wareham Rugby Club, there is small fee of £2.50 per person. It provides an opportunity for people to have fun, chat and support each other. Members can access help and support to match their individual needs. There is a flexible programme for everyone to enjoy, including a whole range of activities designed to help people adapt to the challenges that living with dementia can bring.

What goes on?

All activities are designed to help people adapt to the challenges that living with dementia can bring. This involves a chance to get together socially, to be creative and get active. Everyone brings their skills and talents to the meeting centre and the programme is driven by what members want to do. People attend as little or as often as they need.

Adjusting to change

Forget-me-not Purbeck offers support for people as they make adjustments to their lives after a dementia diagnosis.

The framework includes support for:

  • adjusting to cognitive impairments by improving understanding of changing symptoms and how to deal with them
  • emotional adjustments by working together to prepare for the uncertainty ahead
  • adjusting socially by nurturing good contacts with family, friends, the community and professionals that can all provide support going forward.

Come along to find out more

Location: Bestwall Rd, Wareham BH20 4HY

Day: Every Monday (excluding bank holidays)


Cost: £2.50 per person

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