Memory Café, Shildon
The Memory Café at Chestnut Close Community lounge Shildon is supported by Shildon Alive, they meet the first Tuesday in every month from 1.00pm to 2.30pm. Their aim is provide people living with Dementia or changes in memory along with their care partners and family, giving them the opportunity to enjoy regular social interaction with others who have similar circumstances. The café has on average 15 attendees plus their carers. They provide a wide and varied programme of activities with guest entertainers, crafts, reminiscing discussions, sing-a-longs, musical and picture bingo, with all of their activities being person centered. The Memory Café is open to anyone to drop in.