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Age UK North Tyneside is committed to helping people with dementia and their carers to live fulfilling and rewarding lives.

From social and craft activities, to the services of a specialist dementia (Admiral) nurse, our aim is to assist older people in 'Making more of life'.

To find out more, click on any of the links below:



Craft Group

This group is for People Living with Dementia who can be accompanied by family members or carers. Our crafty Dementia Support Officer will host the sessions and provide all of the materials you need for activities such as:

  • Card Making
  • Ceramic Painting
  • Jewellery Making
  • Decoupage
  • Mosaic
  • And more...

Dates and Locations:

Where: Shiremoor Library, Earsdon Road, Shiremoor, NE27 0HJ
When: Alternate Wednesdays from 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. See leaflet for dates.

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Cost: £2.60 per session.

For more information or to book, contact us

 

 

Memory Cafés

Our Memory Cafés are social groups for people living with dementia and their carers

Come along and enjoy a friendly atmosphere and FREE refreshments

Locations and dates:

Where: Olives at the Station, Whitley Bay, NE26 2QT
When: Alternate Wednesdays 10.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.
Cost: £2.60 per person

Where: Café My Place, White Swan Centre, Killingworth, NE12 6SS
When: Alternate Mondays, 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. See leaflet for dates.

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Cost: £2.60 per person

For more information contact us

 

Time Travellers

This group is for People Living with Dementia joined by family members, friends or carers. Working alongside Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums Live Well Team, we access museums, galleries and collections to make local history come to life and to celebrate your memories of times past. The Live Well Team provide the opportunity to learn new things and experience the rich cultural vein that runs through the North East. The programme includes the chance to visit venues in the North East, learn new skills and to link with other groups.

Please note that due to high demand booking is essential for this group.

Dates and locations:

Where: Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum, Buddle Street, Wallsend, NE28 6HR
When: Tuesdays from 1.00 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. on 30th January 2018, 6th February 2018, 13th February 2018, 20th February 2018, 27th February 2018, 6th March 2018
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Cost: £2.60 per session
Refreshments provided

For more information or to reserve a place,  contact us

 

Where: Whitley Bay Customer First Centre (Library), York Road, Whitley Bay, NE26 1AB
When: Tuesdays from 11.00 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. on  23rd January 2018, 30th January 2018, 6th February 2018, 13th February 2018, 20th February 2018, 27th February 2018
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Cost: £2.60 per session
Refreshments provided

For more information or to reserve a place,  contact us

 

Peer Support Group

For people with dementia and their carers. A friendly, fortnightly meeting to support each other.

Come along and enjoy a friendly atmosphere. Refreshments provided

Where: Jarrett’s Coffee Shop, The Bradbury, Centre, 13 Saville Street West, North Shields, NE29 6QP
When: Alternate Mondays 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. (See leaflet for dates.)

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Cost: £2.60 per person

For more information or to reserve a place,  contact us

 

Admiral Nurses

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who give expert practical, clinical and emotional support to families living with dementia to help them cope. In North Tyneside the Admiral Nurses work within the Dementia Services team at Age UK North Tyneside.

How an Admiral Nurse could help you

One to One Support

Emotional and practical support for people living with dementia and/or carers.

Our Dementia Support Officers can meet with you to find out what support would be helpful. They can provide a listening ear, advice and information about dementia, and signpost you for more specialist advice such as council tax exemption or benefits.

For more information Contact Us

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