November 18

Martlesham Headway Suffolk

Martlesham Headway Suffolk

Brain injury charity Headway Suffolk runs a monthly social support group for people with dementia and a carer in Martlesham.

 

It takes place every fourth Thursday of the month at St Michael’s Church Centre, The Drift in Martlesham from 11.45am – 3.15pm. The person with dementia must be accompanied by a carer.

 

The next date the group meet is on Thursday 29 November.

 

The group partake in a variety of stimulating and engaging games and activities.

 

It costs £6.00, which includes a fish and chips lunch and refreshments.

 

Find out more at: www.headwaysuffolk.org.uk/dementiamartlesham.

 

The charity also runs a large group for people with dementia in Ipswich at St Augustine’s Church in Bucklesham Road on the second Friday of the month, where up to 60 people attend.

 

The next date the group meet is on Friday 9 November.

 

Find out more at: www.headwaysuffolk.org.uk/dementiaipswich.

 

The groups rely on the goodwill of volunteers to help in the kitchen, with preparations and tidying away, as well as engaging clients in discussion and with various activities, such as indoor games, cognitive exercises and singing.

 

If you would like to make a referral or want to volunteer, contact Maureen Howes on 01473 712225 or email: maureenhowes@headwaysuffolk.org.uk.