Chorleywood Memory Café

Every month at the Memory Cafe they have stimulating activities, gentle exercise and most importantly, lost of fun! There is separate space for carers to meet, chat and share experiences, plus an oppurtunity for a session with a specialist psychotherapist. Every first Monday of the month at High View, Chorleywood, WD3 5TQ (£5 per session). For more information, please call 01923 216967.

Hertswise Dementia Hubs

Hertswise is a service designed for people living with dementia, low level memory loss or mild cognitive impairment, with their friends, family and carers at its heart. It’s provided by a partnership of community and voluntary groups to ensure we can provide the kind of support that you need.

Rickmansworth Baptist Church Hall, High Street WD3 1RH

Mondays 1.30pm to 3.30pm

St Joseph’s Church Hall, Oxhey Drive, South Oxhey WD19 7SW

Tuesdays 10am to 12 noon

The Meriden Centre, Garsmouth Way, Watford, WD25 9ET

Tuesdays 1.30pm to 3.30pm Abbots Langley Methodist Church Hall, Langley Road, WD5 0EJ

Wednesdays 10am to 12 noon

Herts Mind Network, Room 5, Watford, WD24 7RZ

Wednesdays 2pm to 4pm Croxley Green Community Centre, Barton Way Thursday From 24 October – 12.30pm to 2pm If you would like any further information, please get in touch with Herts Help on 0300 123 4044. They ask for a £5 charge per session, but there is no need to book your place. Carers may attend these sessions at no charge.

St Mary's Church Memory Café and Carers Retreat

The café, based in St Mary’s Church and open on the first Friday of every month (starting on the 4 October 2019), is there to give people a chance to share their experiences, make friends in a relaxed environment and enjoy the social experience.

People with dementia and their carers can drop in between 10.30am to 12:30pm. There is a suggested contribution of £5 and the address is Church Street, Watford WD18 0EG

Hertswise Early Onset Group

Hertswise has a Young Onset Worker (Sam Balding) who runs groups across the county – the Watford one is at North Watford Fire Station, St Albans Road WD24 7RX, on the last Thursday of the month from 11am to 1pm. Young Onset groups are aimed at those diagnosed with dementia aged 65 or under.

Montrose Care Home Memory Café

Aimed at people who live with dementia, as well as their families & carers, this unique cafe is a great way to share experiences and stories, and to get help, advice & support from the home's specialist dementia team. The events are delivered in partnership with Alzheimer’s Society.

The next café dates are: 15 November at 10:30am, 13 December at 10:30am and 17 January 2020 at 10:30am

Bushey Baptist Church Carers’ Club

A free friendly place for carers of those living with dementia to come together for help, support and information at Bushey Baptist Church. The club is held on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 10:30am to 12:30pm.

Meriden Community Centre Dementia Cafe

To promote socialisation, positive lifestyle changes and confidence building. The cafe is held on every Tuesday from 1pm to 3pm. The cost is £5. Please contact Hertswise on 0300 123 4044 for more information

Forget Me Not Restaurant with West Herts College

The restaurant opens on the last Thursday of every month (excluding school holidays) from 12noon to 2pm. To ensure diners have a relaxed and pleasant experience, catering students at West Herts College’s Forget Me Not Restaurant have taken their time to become Dementia Friends before launching this dining experience, to help provide dementia-friendly customer service and understand the challenges facing people with dementia.

The cost is £6 for three courses. To book a table for you or your family / friends at the restaurant, please call Marie on 01923 812464 or email

Watford Campus, Hempstead Rd, Watford WD17 3EZ