Memory Cafe in Penistone

Saturday 23rd September 10.00am – 2.00pm at St John’s Community Centre This event is for those who are living with Dementia, families and the community and to raise money for the Springvale Community Gardens to create a space for those with dementia.

By | 2017-09-14T20:52:32+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: What's On|Tags: , |0 Comments

Dementia Support Café in Penistone

Friday 5th May 10.00am – 12.00noon St Johns Church Penistone Making Space and Barnsley Dementia Support Service are joining together to provide Penistone and surrounding areas the opportunity to come together at a Local Dementia Support Café. People living with Dementia, their families and carers are welcome to come along and join us at the [...]

By | 2017-05-03T19:01:27+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Barnsley Independent Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Annual Celebration Walk

Sunday 10th July 10:30am start Worsborough Country Park Do you have a team that would like to walk in celebration of the lives of people affected by dementia in Barnsley To register your team and get sponsorship forms please contact BIADS on 01226 280057 Email  

By | 2016-06-28T19:44:30+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Dementia Awareness Day

Wednesday 18th May 11.00am-2.00pm Better Barnsley Shop, Cheapside (Formally HMV) Barnsley Dementia Support Service have teamed up with other local services to make sure that all the information for carers and people living with dementia is in one place. You are invited to take an interactive tour of the room, experiencing a snapshot of what [...]

By | 2016-05-05T20:52:08+00:00 May 7th, 2016|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , |0 Comments

South Yorkshire Dementia Creative Arts Exhibition

Will be open to the public from 7th – 13th May 10.00am-4.00pm There are 4 micro exhibition sites: St John’s Church Penistone Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Barnsley College St Mary's Church Barnsley This 8th exhibition offers south yorkshire's Dementia Community an annual opportunity to showcase their talents and share their life experiences of life [...]

By | 2016-04-28T20:40:45+00:00 April 30th, 2016|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , |0 Comments

TWIDDLE MATS – Support Patients with Dementia by Knitting a Twiddle Mat

Twiddle Mats are a knitted or crocheted mat with interesting bits and bobs attached to it.  They have been designed and developed to provide simple stimulation for active hands, while promoting increased flexibility and brain stimulation. Many patients with dementia have found the Twiddle Mats reassuring and comforting. Barnsley Hospital would be delighted if any [...]

By | 2016-11-04T10:11:18+00:00 May 13th, 2015|Categories: Penistone FM News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

At Barnsley Hospital they promote and use the “Butterfly Scheme”

The Butterfly Scheme was devised by a carer whose mother had dementia; its purpose is to improve patient safety and wellbeing in hospitals. They are encouraging people to opt into the Butterfly Scheme before people need to come into hospital, as this will ensure that the carer’s sheet is completed and available to share with [...]

By | 2015-05-16T15:43:58+00:00 May 12th, 2015|Categories: Penistone FM News|Tags: , , |0 Comments