Local dementia friendly activities available all year round

If you're worried about your memory, you can get advice and support from the NHS and other organisations across the city.

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Find out more about getting help with Dementia in Brighton & Hove.

Local Dementia Friendly activities available all year round

Age UK Brighton & Hove Information relating to dementia services, support and events. www.ageuk.org.uk/brightonandhove 01273 720603

Ageing Well Support for people aged 50+ in Brighton & Hove to keep them safe and connected to their community. All Ageing Well services are inclusive of people living with dementia and they also offer specific services and activities to enable people living with dementia to live better for longer. www.ageingwellbh.org 07770 061 072

Alzheimer’s Research UK The UK’s leading research charity aiming to defeat dementia. www.alzheimersresearchuk.org 0300 111 5555

Alzheimer’s Society Information, support and signposting. www.alzheimers.org.uk/find-support-near-you 01273 726266

Brighton & Hove Buses Ensuring ‘Accessible Travel for All’. www.buses.co.uk/accessibility

Brighton & Hove Royal Pavilion & Museums Dementia Friendly Museum Service across five sites. www.brightonmuseums.org.uk 

The Carers Centre Support and activities for carers of people living with dementia. www.thecarerscentre.org/cause/activities-adult-carers 01273 977000

Crossroads Care Support for carers and the people they care for. www.esbhcrossroads.org.uk 01273 234021

Engage & Create A national organisation dedicated to improving quality of life for people with dementia and those that care for them. www.engageandcreate.com

Dementia UK A national charity,committed to improving the quality of life for all people affected by dementia. www.dementiauk.org 0800 888 6678

Dementia Friends An Alzheimer's Society initiative that gives people an understanding of dementia and the small things they can do to make a difference to people living with dementia. People with dementia sometimes need a helping hand to go about their daily lives and feel included in their local community. www.dementiafriends.org.uk

Fabrica Art storytelling and creative sessions. www.fabrica.org.uk/events 01273 778646

Food Partnership Cookery and gardening activities. www.bhfood.org.uk/get-involved/dementia-friendly-food-project 01273 234810

Fran Hamilton Occupational Therapist, Trainer and Consultant. www.franhamilton.co.uk 07838 719 519

Fresh Start Portslade Coffee and Cake Club, gardening and activities in Easthill Park. www.easthillpark.co.uk

Grace Eyre Charity committed to supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and/or mental health issues. www.grace-eyre.org 01273 201901

The Hangleton & Knoll Project Numerous and varied fun-filled activities in the Hangleton & Knoll area. www.hkproject.org.uk/50plus 01273 410858

Here Memory Assessment Service Assessment, diagnosis, treatment, support and advice for people with memory problems. hereweare.org.uk 

The Hop 50+ Fridays are dedicated to supporting people with early stages of Dementia. www.impact-initiatives.org.uk/services/adults-and-older-people/hop50 01273 729603

Home Instead Senior Care Knowledge-sharing dementia workshops for friends and family. www.homeinstead.co.uk/brighton 01273 284090

Kiddley Divey Therapeutic music sessions to entertain and bring memories back. www.kiddleydivey.co.uk 07742 044 633

Mind in Brighton & Hove Providing a range of services to promote good mental health. www.mindcharity.co.uk/services/services-in-brighton-and-hove 01273 666950

Moulsecoomb and Bevendean Dementia café Fortnightly Memory Moments Café. www.thebevy.co.uk 07973 482 964

Movingsounds Music workshops for connection and wellbeing available across the city all the year round. www.movingsounds.org/music-for-dementia 07813 027 345

Brighton & Hove Music for Connection All-abilities creative music-making for wellbeing. musicforconnection.co.uk/dementia 01273 569096

Possability People Disability advice, support, information. Help so you can remain independent and well, in touch with your community, active and working. www.possabilitypeople.org.uk 01273 89 40 40

Playlist for Life A music and dementia charity. It provides free resources and support to help carers and families make personal music playlists for their loved ones. www.playlistforlife.org.uk

Sail Boat Project Sailing courses and sailing trips for people living with dementia. www.sailboatproject.org/dementia-sails 07576 248 348 

Sporting Memories Make like-minded friends at our sporting reminiscence sessions. www.sussexcricket.co.uk/sporting-memories 07718492530

Story Chaplain Everyday creativity and quality time. www.storychaplain.com 07539 970600

Sussex Cricket A mental health & wellbeing platform including videos to help provide hope and information on local support. sussexcricket.frog.net

Switchboard – Rainbow Café Telephone and online support for LGBTQ people living with or affected by dementia, and their caregivers. It hosts events across Brighton & Hove West Sussex and offers training on how best to support people living with dementia from the LGBTQ community. www.switchboard.org.uk/projects/the-rainbow-cafe 01273 603700

Time To Talk Befriending Tackling loneliness through engagement, connection and friendship. www.tttb.org.uk 01273 737710

Together Co Befriending A charity that creates connections to change lives through befriending, social prescribing and volunteering services. www.togetherco.org.uk 01273 229386

Tower House Memory Café Meets every Tuesday 12-2pm for friendship and support. An art project is also running in their new art room. www.svp.org.uk 01273 549 604

Trust for Developing Communities A charity tackling inequality through community development work, youth work, research and training. www.trustdevcom.org.uk 01273 234 769

Volunteering Matters – Lifelines Online activities and weekly activities, including Pilates, Tai Chi, Art, Bridge and many more. www.lifelinesbrightonhove.org.uk 01273 688117

Wishing Well Music for Health Enriching healthcare settings with live music-making interactions for patients, families, and the staff who care for them. Wishing Well also deliver an annual "Doorstep Serenade" programme for older people in Sussex who are living with dementia. www.wishingwellmusic.org.uk  

Brighton Women’s Centre Supporting women from all backgrounds, facing all kinds of issues, to live happier lives. www.womenscentre.org.uk

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