Excercise, gardening and wellbeing sessions for over 50’s
Singing group – particularly catering for those living with dementia and those with COPD. Forget-Me-Not Club: activities to exercise the brain and improve/maintain memory, includes people with dementia. Wellbeing activities and coffee mornings
Informal group of families (mostly in London) living with dementia who participate in For Brian CIC’s projects (activities for brain health) Practical problem solving for families living with dementia, Helping families to access services
A gardening and reminiscence project for people with dementia, Makes use of memory and nature-based activities to improve the self-confidence and wellbeing of socially-isolated older people. Offers a visiting sensory garden to day centres and care homes across Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark for housebound clients.
Over 60s screenings and special dementia-friendly screenings, Carers go free, Support with access
Dedicated team for accessibility. Access Scheme for deaf, disabled and neurodivergent people to join – Globe can assist with finding suitable seating and there are reduced ticket prices for scheme member and one companion,. Specific accessible performances and events (see website) e.g. ‘touch tours’ with audio description, captioned performances, British Sign Language, relaxed performances (come and go as you please, relaxed atmosphere)
Free online activities such as Mindfulness.
Pioneers’ over 50’s Afro-Caribbean club meets once per month and various community faith groups on Sundays
Health & Wellbeing activities: A range of activities aimed at improving the physical health and well-being. These include: strength and balance exercise classes, Forget-Me-Not group for those concerned about their memory, information events, yoga classes, Smile Inside – Singing for COPD and MW, and access to the free older people’s osteopathy clinic.
25 exercise and activity groups across the borough. This includes gentle exercise groups and seated yoga and dance. We also run social conversation groups, bridge, singing, a lunch club and IT groups. Three of our groups are specifically for adults with dementia and these include singing, reading and a peer support group. We also offer one group for carers of those with dementia. Our groups are focused on improving both physical and mental health through exercise sessions held by those skilled in working with older people and those with mobility issues to gentle discursive groups that offer a peer network and social interaction.