Park Players Reminiscence
17 October 2016 - 26 June 2017
What It Is
A free weekly session
Mondays 11:30am - 1pm at Park Theatre
Each week we have social time with a hot or cold drink in the cafe, a chance to relax, chat and get to know the group.
For people affected by dementia and their carers
2016 Term Dates
17 Oct - 19 Dec 2016
2017 Term Dates
23 Jan - 27 Mar 2017
24 Apr - 26 Jun 2017
Who It’s For
This course is designed for both types of participants - those who are affected by dementia and those who care for a person affected by dementia (whether a family member or personal assistant. Most beneficial for early onset dementia - but we can also accept later stages - please discuss with us in your sign up email.
Lead by our specialist drama teachers we will explore: theatrical ideas, your imagination, multi-sensory and other techniques for connection.
The workshop will enhance well-being, communication (including non-verbal), playfulness, collaboration and having fun. It is a place to feel supported and relaxed.
Amy Allen & Caroline Jeyaratnam–Joyner
A free course
There will be an end of course performance open to friends, family and public. Please email [email protected] to book your free ticket.
Email us now to secure your place on the course: [email protected]
We are also looking for volunteers to engage with the project and become a buddy for the participants. There will be a introduction session for all volunteers in advance of the course. To be a volunteer for this course please fill out this form, return and register your interest by emailing: [email protected]
Training session for volunteers: 10th Oct 2016
11:15am arrival for all
11:30-12:30pm A dementia friends session with Julia Wood
12:30-1:30 pm - Safeguarding session with Rachel Adelson-Kettle from the Safeguarding Islington Adults team
1:30-2pm short lunch break
2pm-2:30pm Course session with our workshop leaders Amy Allen and Caroline Jeryaratnam-Joyner
To book your place on this free course please telephone: 020 3802 0350, Gill Tan or Tom Lam, Chinese National Healthy Living Centre 全國華人保健中心,
We are proud members of the Haringey Action Dementia Alliance.