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Dementia Café, 5th February

Written on January 14, 2020 at 2:13 pm, by

Join Kevin and his wife Helena for coffee and a chat in the Daily Grind, Kanturk, Wednesday 5th February 3-4.30. Kevin has Lewy Body Dementia and would love to meet others to share experiences and provide support. All are welcome.

Mindfulness group for carers

Written on January 13, 2020 at 5:09 pm, by

The next six week introduction to mindfulness group for carers is beginning on Monday 27th January, 7pm – 8pm. Mindfulness aims to help people become more aware of their thoughts, feelings, and body sensations so that instead of being overwhelmed by them they are better able to manage them. Topics covered include explaining mindfulness, the  Continue Reading »

Singing for the Brain – Mallow, Fermoy and Mitchelstown

Written on January 2, 2020 at 3:12 pm, by

• Mallow – resuming Tuesday 14th January 2020, 3-4.30, Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre • Fermoy – resuming Wednesday 15th January at 2.30 – 4, St Francis Day Centre • Mitchelstown – likely to be resuming Thursday 16th January, contact Kathleen Griffin 086 246 9524 to confirm

January Support Meeting -HSE Dietitian

Written on December 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm, by

Our next support/information group will take place on Wednesday 8th January in the Occupational Therapy Department (Floor 2) of Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre, 10.30am – 12. We are delighted to welcome Anne Marie O’Connor, HSE Dietitian to speak to us about dementia and nutrition. This is an opportunity to meet other relatives of people with  Continue Reading »

Christmas party, Thursday 12th December

Written on November 22, 2019 at 4:04 pm, by

We are delighted to be hosting a Christmas party on Thursday 12th December in the Occupational Therapy Department (Floor 2) of Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre. This will be held from 2.30-4pm and will have Christmas music, singing, refreshments and spot prizes. All are welcome. Any queries contact Sheena on 086 787 1818

Dementia Café, Kanturk, Wed 4th December

Written on November 22, 2019 at 3:47 pm, by

Join Kevin and his wife Helena for coffee and a chat in the Daily Grind, Kanturk, Wednesday 4th December 3-4.30pm. Kevin has Lewy Body Dementia and would love to meet others to share experiences and provide support. All are welcome.

Information and support session, Wednesday 13th November

Written on November 4, 2019 at 4:56 pm, by

Our next support meeting and information session for carers will be held on Wednesday 13th November, 10:30am – 12 noon. Christine O’Riordan our Family Support Worker will be exploring ‘Changed relationships’. This meeting will take place in the OT Department on Floor 2 of Mallow Primary Health Care Centre. Please note there is no evening  Continue Reading »

Memory café, Daily Grind Kanturk, 6th November

Written on November 4, 2019 at 4:50 pm, by

Join Kevin and his wife Helena for coffee and a chat in the Daily Grind, Kanturk, Wednesday 6th November 3-4.30. Kevin has Lewy Body dementia and hosts this café to bring people with dementia and their families together. All are welcome

Brain Health Group, Tuesday 22nd October

Written on September 30, 2019 at 4:28 pm, by

This group focuses on staying mentally, physically and socially active as well as looking at memory strategies such as improving attention and remembering names. The next six week group is starting on Tuesday 22nd October 2019 in Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre. This group is for people who are interested in brain health, have concerns about  Continue Reading »

Social Club, Thursday 17th October

Written on September 30, 2019 at 4:14 pm, by

We are looking forward to our next social club gathering. Join us on Thursday 17th October in The Farm in Grenagh to take a trip down memory lane. Explore life as it was lived in Ireland from the 1950′s to 1970′s. See the old farmhouse pre and post electrification, walk through the hardware shop on  Continue Reading »

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