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Brain Health Afternoon

Written on May 12, 2015 at 9:58 am, by

A Brain Health Afternoon is being held in Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre on Tuesday 26th May 2.30-4pm. Dr Sabina Brennan will be speaking about the importance of brain health and the ‘Be positive about being 50+’ research study will be launched. All are welcome to what hopes to be an interesting and stimulating afternoon. More  Continue Reading »

Singing for the brain featured in Evening Echo

Written on April 21, 2015 at 3:40 pm, by

We were delighted that Singing for the Brain was featured in the Evening Echo. Quotes from the article include: “This singing group has restored my faith in humanity”. “This is the first time in my life that I ever got any encouragement to sing and I want to thank people for that” Read the full  Continue Reading »

Café de Mentia – January 12th 2015

Written on December 31, 2014 at 10:42 am, by

The first Café de Mentia of 2015 will be held on Monday 12th January in St Marys Day Care Centre, Lenihans Lane, Lower Bearforst, Mallow, 7.30 – 9. Olivia Wall, senior occupational therapist will be speaking on ‘Falls, trips, stumbles – what to do?’  All are welcome and refreshments will be provided.  

Singing for the brain

Written on December 9, 2014 at 6:38 pm, by

This is a pilot six week singing group. No singing experience or talent is necessary and we hope it will be a fun and sociable experience. The group begins on Thursday 22nd January 2015 and will run each Thursday for six weeks. It will be held on the ground floor of Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre  Continue Reading »

‘It’s not just dementia…’ calendar launch

Written on December 9, 2014 at 6:37 pm, by

We are delighted to be launching a 2015 calendar on Thursday 11th December 2015 on Floor 2 of Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre. This ‘It’s not just dementia’ calendar will look at reasons why someone with dementia may be agitated, withdrawn or behaving in a way that is out of character. Each month a potential cause  Continue Reading »

Information and Support Sessions – October to December 2014

Written on December 4, 2014 at 3:13 pm, by

The Crystal Project facilitated a six week block of information and support sessions for families affected by dementia from 30th October to 4th December. Topics covered included an overview of dementia, communication, safety at home, nutrition, personal care, occupation and legal issues. These sessions also provided families with the opportunity to meet others in similar  Continue Reading »

Meeting for People with Dementia

Written on July 31, 2014 at 8:14 pm, by

On June 25th, The Crystal Project hosted a meeting for people with dementia. This was an opportunity to get information, ask questions and meet others in a welcoming and supportive environment. We watched a short dvd of a person with dementia speaking about their experiences and chatted over an informal cup of tea. If you  Continue Reading »

Information and Support Sessions – April to June 2014

Written on June 16, 2014 at 3:32 pm, by

The Crystal Project facilitated a six week block of information and support sessions for families affected by dementia from 30th April until 4th June. Topics covered included an overview of dementia, communication, safety at home, nutrition, personal care, occupation and legal issues. These sessions also provided families with the opportunity to meet others in similar  Continue Reading »

Information, Support and the Nano Nagle Workshop

Written on May 19, 2014 at 6:43 pm, by

Information and support sessions The Crystal Project facilitated a six week block of information and support sessions for families affected by dementia from 30th April until 4th June. Topics covered included an overview of dementia, communication, safety at home, nutrition, personal care, occupation and legal issues. These sessions also provided families with the opportunity to  Continue Reading »