Presbyterian Support Upper South Island

Offer specialised counselling and social work for older people, their families and carers. ENLIVEN POSITIVE AGEING groups are available and held at the Campbell Centre, 44 Bealey Avenue, (unless otherwise stated). For further information or to enrol for groups, phone 363 8214. HomeShare: Support older people living in their home community. HomeShare invites small groups … Continued

Dementia Canterbury ( formerly Alzheimers Canterbury )

Aims to: Support people to continue to lead fulfilling lives after a dementia-diagnosis, to raise community awareness and break down barriers associated with all dementias and work towards a dementia-friendly and responsive community, one where people living with dementia feel safe and confident to participate in activities in the community. Provides support and information to people … Continued

Memory Box

Kim is a learning specialist and has information regarding a Memory Box. This apparatus helps those with memory loss by prompting them. Speak into the box and play the message back when required.

Harakeke Club-Day Centre

Website: www.ps.org.nz/uppersouthisland Presbyterian Support Upper South island operate the purpose-built Harakeke Club venues in Riccarton and Linwood: friendly, needs-based day programmes for people with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Transport is available to and from the club and a midday meal, morning and afternoon teas provided. The centres are purpose-built stand alone dementia specific facilities … Continued

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