Memory cafés are being set-up in lots of towns across Devon and the UK. They are informal, social places where you can go for advice and support if you, or someone you know, is experiencing the challenges of memory loss or is newly diagnosed with some form of dementia.
Research has shown that space to talk and share helps carers understand what is happening, as well as support the person who experiencing memory challenges. The Memory Café aims to provide this safe, social space for people in this situation.
The Memory café is for:
The Memory Café is run by a team of volunteers. Members of our local Community Mental Care Team drop in and Yvonne, a registered mental health nurse is available to give professional advice.
2pm – 4pm
1st Monday of each month
Seaton Methodist Church
Scalwell Lane, Seaton
Devon EX1 2ST
Between us we have a wealth of experience and knowledge about memory problems and dementia. Most importantly, we all share the desire to create a place where people can come and share their concerns with others in a similar situation.
Don’t just take our word for it. Here are some of the things people say about our memory café.
“Its really nice just to be me and not worry about what others might be thinking about us.”
“One of the friendliest places I have ever been.”
“I pick up some really useful tips from one of the other carers.”
“I only popped in for a few minutes to see what it was all about and ended up staying two hours!”
Your Memory Café is funded through:
And kindly supported by the
We are grateful to all our benefactors for their generous support.
We very much look forward to meeting you!