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Dementia Action Week 2019

Monday 20 May

Carers' choir
11am, The Vyne centre for the community (Broadway, Knaphill, GU21 2SP)

This fun, fortnightly singing group is suitable for anyone who enjoys music and singing. Come on your own or with the person you care for.  The group meets on alternate Mondays during term time, from 11am to 12pm. For more information, phone 01483 743 696.

Dementia friendly film screening - Cocoon
7pm (for a 7.15pm start), Brockhill (Clifton Way, Woking, GU21 3NE)

Join us in a relaxed, friendly environment to watch the classic film Cocoon (1985).
Refreshments and cinema snacks provided. Booking required, please phone 01483 743 975.

Tuesday 21 May

Support in the community
10am to 2pm, Goldsworth Park Centre (Woking, GU21 3LG)

Discover what services are available within your community to help support those living with, or caring for someone, with dementia. Supported by Waitrose and Goldsworth Park Dementia Action Alliance partners.

Dementia friendly film club - Calamity Jane
2pm (for a 2.30pm start), West Hall Care Home (Parvis Road, West Byfleet, KT14 6EY)

Join us for a special screening of Calamity Jane to mark the launch of West Hall’s Dementia Friendly Film Club. 
Screenings takes place every fortnight. Booking required, please phone 01932 338 000.

Dementia Friends awareness session
6pm to 7.15pm, Kingsleigh Care Home, Off Kingfield Road, Woking, GU22 9EQ

Discover what you can do to help those living with dementia, whether loved ones, friends or customers using your business.
Please phone 01483 743 910 or email

Friends of the Elderly Dementia Carers' Support Group
2pm to 3pm, The Bradbury Centre (Smiles Place, Lavender Road, Woking, GU22 8BJ)

The inaugural meeting of the new Dementia Carers' Support Group bringing together those  that care for someone with dementia. Whether
an engaging or relaxing activity, group discussions, or specialists coming to share information, there’s something for everyone.
Booking required, please phone 01483 753 652.

An afternoon with Jimmy Kent
From 2.30pm, Kingsleigh Care Home (Off Kingfield Road, Woking, GU22 9EQ)

Singer and all round entertainer, Jimmy Kent, will be performing, whilst Kingsleigh’s Dementia Champions will be on hand to answer your questions on dementia and provide tips for caring for someone with dementia. Tours of the centre also available. For more information, phone 01483 740 750.

Wednesday 22 May

Afternoon tea and aance
2.30pm to 4.30pm, West Hall Care Home (Parvis Road, West Byfleet, KT14 6EY)

Have you got passion for the paso doble or the rhythm for the rumba? Whether taking to the dance floor or simply enjoying the music and refreshments, come for a relaxing afternoon.
Booking required, please phone 01932 338 000.

Thursday 23 May

Volunteer’s Coffee Morning
10am to 12pm, Moorcroft centre for the community (Old School Place, Woking, GU22 9LY)

Come and find out about caring for people with dementia through a variety of methods, as well as volunteering opportunities with Woking Age Concern.

Cake and cuddles
10am to 12pm, West Hall Care Home (Parvis Road, West Byfleet, KT14 6EY)

Make new memories and remember old ones as young and old come together. Join us for a slice of cake, toddler soft play and a chance to get to
know our residents. Booking required, please phone 01932 338 000.

Take a trip down memory lane
2pm to 4pm, Woking library (Gloucester Walk, Woking, GU21 6EP)

Discover the Reminiscence Collection, an incredible resource including books, DVDs, games and activities designed to evoke memories and stimulate discussion and conversation. Aimed at those who support someone living with dementia or memory loss.