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At Age UK North Tyneside we are committed to helping people with dementia,
their families and carers to continue to live fulfilling and rewarding lives.

We provide a comprehensive dementia support service, led by our experienced
team of Admiral Nurses, which incorporates a wide number of activities to help
assist people along every step of their dementia journeys.

Download our Dementia Connections overview leaflet

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

Social and Activity Groups:

Craft Group

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

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

Dates and Locations:

Where: North Shields Customer First Centre (library), Northumberland Square, North Shields, NE30 1QU
When: Alternate Wednesdays 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

 

Singing Groups

Our Singalong Memories Groups are a stimulating and enjoyable activity for people with dementia and their families. Singing a variety of songs together can stimulate memories in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere.

Come along and enjoy a friendly atmosphere and FREE refreshments

Locations and dates:

Where: Springfield Community Centre, Springfield Park, Forest Hall, NE12 9AG
When: Every Tuesday 1.30 p.m. to 3.00 p.m.
Cost: Free of Charge. Refreshments provided

Where: St Columba’s Church Hall, 30 Northumberland Square, North Shields, NE30 1PW
When: Every Monday 1.30 p.m. to 3.00 p.m.

Cost: Free of Charge. Refreshments provided

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For more information contact us

 

Peer Support Group

For people with dementia and their carers. A friendly, monthly meeting to support each other. A group led by people with dementia for people with dementia

Free to attend. Come along and enjoy a friendly atmosphere. Refreshments provided.

Where: The Exchange, North Shields, NE30 1SE
When: The last Tuesday of each month 2:00pm to 4:00 p.m. (see leaflet for dates)
To find out more contact Victoria Goldsborough on 0191 2932749

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Time Travellers @ The Museum

Working alongside the Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums Team, we explore monthly themes with exclusive access to museum collections to make local history come to life. An opportunity to celebrate your memories of times gone by, and the chance to visit related exhibitions and venues in the North East.

Where: Segedunum Museum, Buddle Street, Wallsend, NE28 6HR

When: Monthly Wednesdays 1- 2.30pm

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Cost: £2.60 per person Refreshments provided

Dementia Support:

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 on any of the above

Contact Us

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