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Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST)

New service commencing in April 2021.  Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) is a specific, effective and proven programme of themed activities, carried out over a 14 week period in small groups. It is a brief treatment for people diagnosed with mild to moderate dementia, which is proven to initially slow its progress and improve quality of life. ‘Dementia’ is an umbrella term, the two main types being Alzheimer’s and Vascular dementia. CST was designed following extensive evaluation of research evidence, hence is an evidence based treatment.

 

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Lunch Clubs

Are you looking for a friendly lunch club for yourself or a relative For the over 60s Transport available 2 course meal and refreshments Daily Activities

Help at Home

Do you need a little bit of support to stay independent in your own home? We recognise that a little bit of help with day to day tasks can go a long way towards helping older people remain in their homes for longer.

Foot Care

Are painful feet making you feel unsteady on your feet? Healthy, comfortable feet are essential especially for older people. We have a nail cutting service available to older people in the Eastern Dorset area.

Our quality marks

Age UK Bournemouth, Poole & East Dorset has achieved the Age UK Charity Quality Standard (CQS).  The CQS is externally assessed by quality assessment experts, SGS.