CAFÉS & SOCIALS
*Please note, that some services may be working at a limited capacity or not at all. Please call in advance before attending any of the events.
Chorleywood Memory Café
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
Wednesdays 10am to 12 noon
Herts Mind Network, Room 5, Watford, WD24 7RZ
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.
Meriden Community Centre Dementia Cafe
To promote socialisation, positive lifestyle changes and confidence building.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Watford Campus, Hempstead Rd, Watford WD17 3EZ