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There are a number of activities and services in the London Borough of Barnet for people with dementia and their carers.

Activities

Barnet and North Finchley

Dementia Cafe
Open Door Centre, St Albans Road, Barnet EN5 4LA. Fourth Tuesday of the month 2pm - 4pm. Dementia Cafes are for people with dementia, as well as those who are caring for someone with dementia. Email The Alzheimer's Society or call them on 020 3725 3001 for more information or to book.

Marillac day support service
Finchley Memorial Hospital, Granvillle Road N12 0JE. Every last Thursday of the month from 10.30am - 12pm. This group provides a friendly and supportive environment to talk to other carers about how dementia affects their lives. It is run alongside a day support session offering people with dementia an opportunity to socialise and take part in activities. Email The Alzheimer's Society or call them on 020 3725 3001 for more information or to book.

Dementia Cafe
St John's Parish Centre, Friern Barnet Road N11 3EQ. Every second Tuesday of the month from 2pm - 4pm. Dementia cafes are for people with dementia, or for those who are caring for someone with dementia. Email The Alzheimer's Society or call them on 020 3725 3001 for more information or to book.

Hampstead Garden Suburb

Hampstead Garden Suburb Dementia Cafe 
Quaker Meeting House, 17 North Square, Hampstead Garden Suburb NW11 7AG. Dementia Cafes are for people with dementia, as well as those who are caring for someone with dementia. Email The Alzheimer's Society or call them on 020 3725 3001 for more information or to book. The group runs on every third Tuesday of the month from 2pm - 4pm.

Hendon

Dementia Club UK
Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, Hendon NW4 4AX. For people with dementia, or those who are caring for someone with dementia, each session aims to provide professional advice and information, gentle exercise to music and fun activities in a social atmosphere with cups of tea and coffee and lovely cakes. The club is held on the last Thursday of every month 2-4pm. Email Lisa Rutter or call her on 07956 858913 for more information.

Dementia friendly swimming
Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre, Champions Way, Hendon NW4 1PX. Every Tuesday 10.30am - 11.30am, £2.75 for those with dementia. Free for carers. Special sessions for people with dementia and their carers. Sessions are during quiet times with specially trained staff on hand to support you. They are designed to build confidence, help enjoy being in the pool as well as an opportunity to socialise with others in a similar situation. Email Barnet Prevention and Wellbeing Team or call them on 020 8359 2896 for more information.

Sam Beckman Centre - dementia 
29 Babington Road, Hendon NW4 4LD. The Sam Beckman Day Centre offers a programme of stimulating activities for people who have memory impairment and/or diagnosis of a type of dementia. Staff work in close partnership with volunteers, families and carers to offer a warm, friendly and Jewish environment. A high level of support is offered for up to 25 people a day. The centre operates from Monday to Friday from 9.30am - 3.15pm. Charges apply. Email the Sam Beckman Centre or call them on 020 8203 0521

Mill Hill

Dementia Cafe
The Eversfield Centre, 11 Eversfield Gardens, Mill Hill NW7 2AE. This is on the last Friday of the month 10.30am - 12.30pm. Dementia Cafes are for people with dementia, as well as those who are caring for someone with dementia. Email The Alzheimer's Society or call them on 020 3725 3001 for more information or to book.

Singing for the Brain
The Eversfield Centre, 11 Eversfield Gardens, Mill Hill NW7 2AE. This is on Thursday mornings from 10.30am - 12.30pm. A stimulating group activity for people in the early to moderate stage of dementia and their carers. Booking is essential. Email The Alzheimer's Society or call them on 020 3725 3001 for more information or to book.

New Barnet

Dementia Cafe
Friends Meeting House, 55 Leicester Road, New Barnet EN5 5EL. Third Monday of the month 2pm - 4pm. Dementia Cafes are for people with dementia, as well as those who are caring for someone with dementia. Email The Alzheimer's Society or call them on 020 3725 3001 for more information or to book.

 

Carers support groups

Barnet

Carers support group and Marillac day support service
Barnet Hospital, Wellhouse Lane, Barnet, EN5 3DJ. Every last Thursday of the month from 10.30am - 12pm. This group provides a friendly and supportive environment to talk to other carers about how dementia affects their lives. It is run alongside a day support session offering people with dementia an opportunity to socialise and take part in activities. Email The Alzheimer's Society or call them on 020 3725 3001 for more information or to book.

Hendon

Carers Support Group, Barnet Dementia Hub
1-5 Brampton Grove, Hendon NW4 4AE. Every Monday from 2pm - 3.30pm. Email The Alzheimer's Society or call them on 020 3725 3001 for more information or to book.

North Finchley

Carers Support Group, Community Networks
27 Castle Road, North Finchley N12 9EE. Every first Tueday of the month from 7pm - 9pm. Email The Alzheimer's Society or call them on 020 3725 3001 for more information or to book.

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