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Forget Me Not Club

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Forget Me Not Club

Record Number: 3828

Address:
Bennett House
Arbeadie Road
Banchory
AB31 5XA

Email: deesidefmn@aol.com Website: http://www.forgetmenotclub.co.uk

Services

The Forget Me Not Club is where people with dementia and their carers can meet, receive support, relax and enjoy themselves. The Forget Me Not Club is run by Community Dementia Team staff and experienced volunteers.

The Club is a regular meeting place, providing:

  • an opportunity to have fun together
  • complementary therapies - aromatherapy, shiatsu
  • information and access to other services
  • links to Carers Support Groups
  • lunch at Banchory on Mondays and at Aboyne on Tuesdays
  • mutual support
  • stimulating activities such as crafts, entertainment, exercise, music, outings, reminiscence
  • volunteer education

Special Interest Groups

  • Forget Me Notes - singing group for people with dementia
  • Mens Group - activities including bowling, darts, dominoes and putting

Caring for Carers

The Caring for Carers - Lets Live Again Project is for new carers and runs courses over a 6 week block with speakers giving input about:

  • types of dementia and how they manifest themselves in people
  • types of drugs used in dementia
  • activities at home
  • benefits
  • care management systems
  • stress management

More Information

Area Covered: Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire Coverage: Marr

Cost of Service:

Free to users

Referral: Contact the staff initially on Tel: 07702 735122

Transport Availability:

Staff will try to arrange help with transport if required

Scottish Charity No.: SC032239

Contacts & Addresses

Individual Contacts:

Forget-Me-Not Support Worker: Heather Morrison
Dalvenie Gardens Resource Centre
Raemoir Road
Banchory
AB31 5QY
Tel: 01330 820208

Banchory Social Work Office: 01330 824991

Accessibility

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  • Dalvenie Resource Centre, Aboyne/Dinnet Church Hall, Scout HQ and St Columba's Hall are accessible to wheelchair users with assistance
  • Dalvenie Resource Centre has a loop system

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Last Updated: 2017-04-18 09:28:06   
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