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Tai Chi Sessions Return to Central Hall

Tai Chi Sessions Return to Central Hall

Dementia Friendly Keighley relaunched their weekly Tai Chi sessions for people living with dementia, as well as their carers. These sessions are held at Central Hall, a COVID-safe space where people can join in with these free sessions, hosted by both Phil Sheridan...

We Need You

We Need You

Dementia Friendly Keighley are looking for volunteers, to enable them to provide and expand their much needed services to help people living with dementia, as well as the people that care for them.   The roles available will cover a wide range of services, from...

Springbank Care Home Receive Dementia Recognition Award

Springbank Care Home Receive Dementia Recognition Award

Springbank Care Home, based in Silsden have recently completed their Dementia Friendly Keighley Recognition Award. This shows that they have completed a number of steps to not only ensure their organisation is dementia friendly, but also a number of their members of...

Cliffe Castle Wellness Walk

Cliffe Castle Wellness Walk

Dementia Friendly Keighley have teamed up with the Friends of Cliffe Castle group to raise awareness of dementia, and to launch their Wellness Walks.   The walks will be slow paced and approximately 1 mile in distance, and will aim to connect walkers to the...

Dementia Friendly Keighley Welcomes a New Face

Dementia Friendly Keighley Welcomes a New Face

Shomana Begum, Dementia Friendly Keighley's new Inclusivity Worker, joined the organisation in April 2021, just in time for the centre to re-open to the public.   Shomana's role is to engage with the wider Keighley and BAME communities, and to ensure activities...

We’re Re-Opening

We’re Re-Opening

On Monday 12th April, COVID restrictions will once again start to ease. This means that our centre will be able to open once again, but only on an appointment basis. We have plans in place to ensure that we re-introduce our in-person services as safely as possible....

COVID-19 Vaccine for Carers

COVID-19 Vaccine for Carers

Are you a paid or unpaid carer and would like to have the COVID-19 vaccine? As a registered carer you may be eligible regardless of your age. To register as a carer, whether paid or unpaid, you simply need to visit your local GP surgery website and locate an online...

Activities for Those Living with Dementia

Activities for Those Living with Dementia

The Health Innovation Network have put together this useful pack full of activities, to help those living with Dementia - this guide includes the BBC Reminiscence Archive, Music Mirrors, Livestreams of Concerts, Museums and more, Exercise and lots more. To download...

Council for Mosques Position on COVID-19 Vaccines

Council for Mosques Position on COVID-19 Vaccines

Council for Mosques proactively supports the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approved Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines. We encourage the Muslim community to take the immunisation, protecting themselves and their loved...

Green Social Prescribing Survey

Green Social Prescribing Survey

West Yorkshire & Harrogate Health and Care Partnership are applying for funding to develop a regional green social prescribing project, which will help connect more people to nature-based activities, in order to improve their mental health and wellbeing. We’d...

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Sadly, we'll be closed next week due COVID.

Our helpline will remain available 7 days a week, between 10am and 2pm. Contact us on 01535 602529 or Text (SMS) / WhatsApp us on 07452 773788, and we'll contact you asap, within opening hours.

There is no risk to recent visitors.

Our next 'Voice of Experience' group takes place TOMORROW.

We're looking for people to share their experiences of living with dementia, be it living with dementia themselves, or having caring responsibilities for someone who is or has been through the journey with a loved one.

Join us every Thursday at the Brown Cow Pub from 6:30pm, for mutual support, friendship and fun.

This group is open to those living with Dementia, as well as their carers.

For more information call Dawn on 07716 132750

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