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Moving in the Moment

Folk dance sessions with live music for people affected by dementia and their carers.

Each session includes a mix of live music, folk dancing, seated exercise, group activities and singing. Refreshments are included.

Sessions run on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Benefits:
  • Reduces loneliness
  • Lowers agitation
  • Improves memory
  • Improves cognitive skills
  • Involves carers
  • Self expression
  • Creative expression and stimulation
  • Cognitive stimulation
  • Physical engagement
  • Social connections – supporting relationships
  • Facilitating communication
  • Pleasure and enjoyment
Phases:
  • Post diagnosis – early years
Amenities:
  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Disabled access
  • Public transport