January 2020

Grandmother and grandchildren sitting together on chair in living room looking at iPad

Armchair Gallery

Armchair Gallery We can’t all get to the gallery…with special features for people living with dementia, Armchair Gallery brings world-class art & culture to you. Discover, play & create with your favourite artists. Including artworks and artefacts from the collections of Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum as well as Chatsworth House, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The Lowry, …

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Playlist For Life

Playlist For Life Showcasing the power of music, these unique personal playlists help people with dementia connect with their memories and loved ones. Review By Playlist For Life user Carole, and her husband Malcolm “When I was diagnosed with young onset dementia I went into a deep depression and all I could think was that …

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Home Library Service

Home Library Service Review By A Regular User “This free home mobile service is invaluable to my husband and myself. The people who deliver the books are cheery and very helpful. All the books we receive are of interest to us and they get the recently published ones by our favourite authors almost immediately. Having …

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Unique Creations

Unique Creations Paint your own ceramics in the heart of Summertown Review By Anne, Summertown “Unique Creations is a lovely activity whatever your age to create something special which can either be kept or made as a gift. Best booked in advance and space is limited so if you require a wheelchair you need to …

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Health Walks

Health Walks Free group walks across Oxfordshire, designed to get you out and about. Review By Health Walker, Judy “They might be called Health Walks, but they’re more Walk & Talk! These free walks take place in eight locations across the city (Jericho to Donnington, Bury Knowle to Summertown and more) and attract a wonderfully …

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Singing For The Brain

Singing For The Brain Singing and music has the most wonderful power to connect with people living with dementia. The Alzheimer’s Society runs singing sessions across Oxfordshire designed to do just that. Review By Singing For The Brain Attendee, Sarah “A cheerful, humorous group where anyone is welcome, no matter their singing abilities (which is …

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Viavi:be Gym

Viavi:be Gym A non-intimidating gym in Summertown, helping you to feel fitter and stronger. Review By Gym Attendee, Julia “Viavi:Be is a gym in Summertown which is aimed at helping older people. It is fresh and modern with music that is more background than pumping. The staff are friendly and at your first visit the …

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Instructor And Elderly Patient Undergoing Water Therapy


Fluid Motion Hydrotherapy Group Class Physiotherapy-led classes in water, designed to help people become stronger and more active. Review By Class Attendee, Margaret “The aim of Fluid Motion is to make aquatic rehabilitation as accessible and affordable as possible so that everyone can access the most suitable support to treat and manage their condition. These …

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