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.