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National Dementia Awareness Week


  • Quay Place Key Street Ipswich, England, IP4 United Kingdom (map)

“RELIVING THE MOMENT” The role played by Reminiscence at Quay Place

A week long event with a range of different displays and activities from a wide range of local groups and organisations.

Reliving the Moment” is focused on the benefits reminiscence can have.  Activities through the week will demonstrate some of the techniques that can be used to stimulate memories. Amongst those present will be
Suffolk Museums with their Open The Doors cabinets, Suffolk Artlink with their Cube films created by young and old participants, Dean Parkin showing how words can be used creatively, ActivLives with their “Keep on Rocking” singing group and Boccia, Heather Edwards from Music Mirrors and how to create your own memory resource and David Jay from Alpha Films screening films made with Sue Ryder and Suffolk Age UK groups. In addition there will be displays from organisations who can help support friends and family, plus film showings and mementos for everyone to look at.

Free entry for all. Visit www.quayplace.co.uk for more details and the full timetable.  

Earlier Event: May 13
Live Gig @ Ipswich County Library
Later Event: May 19
Drawing Project @ Quay Place