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Singing for the brain

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 »

Café de Mentia 2014

Café de Mentia met monthly between September and December. On Monday 8th September Pauline Mc Sweeney, HSE Speech and Language Therapist spoke about communicating with people with dementia. On 13th October Yvonne O’Brien, HSE clinical psychologist did an introduction to Mindfulness and on 10th November Dr Audrey Russell, General Practitioner, spoke about a healthy heart  Continue Reading »

Children’s Morning

The Crystal Project hosted a Children’s Morning on Saturday 4th October. This was for primary school children who have a relative with dementia. Through the use of arts, crafts and fun interactions the children learnt what they can do to help their relative with dementia. If you would like your child to attend the next  Continue Reading »

Meeting for People with Dementia

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

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 »