Dancing With Dementia
Through the generous support of the Colchester Welfare Grant, dna are currently running an online and in-person project (due to covid restrictions) in Colchester, Essex.
We recently delivered an online 12-week programme of work over Zoom with care settings Blackbrook House, St Fillans & Foxburrow Grange. The sessions we're a great success with one carer from Foxburrow Grange saying...
"Residents love their 'Dancing With Dementia' sessions with dna. The residents have a great time and we love seeing you every week!"
These classes are now back up and running in the community.
‘Dancing with Dementia’ classes offer a chance for participants to experience creative movement and dance with their companions. Classes focus on stimulation of the brain through movement, repetition, props and musical timelines. These factors offer the opportunity to keep the mind alert whilst also unlocking support for general well-being.
Sessions run for 1.5 hours in total which includes a 45 - 60 minute dance class and concludes with a social over tea & coffee.
Autumn Term details
If you are interested in attending a class, please contact Katie Kilpatrick via firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call on 07490 374717
We are working with Community 360 to help you access the classes please contact Karen@dancenetworkassociation.org.uk to discuss how to access transport support.