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Locally Supported by 

Wilfred & Hunter

Blackburn, Melbourne

Our Blackburn Umbrella Dementia Cafés group is made up of couples and individuals of all ages living in the community who have been diagnosed with a dementia disease such as (but not limited to) Alzheimer’s, Parkinson's, Lewy Bodies, Frontal Lobe Dementia and Vascular Dementia.  

 

We look forward to welcoming new people to our group every month.  

 

Where: 

Function Room 2,
One. Community Church,
184 Surrey Road, Blackburn, VIC 3130  
(see map at bottom of page).
Lots of parking, disability friendly and non-faith bias.

 

When:

First Tuesday of each month from 10am - 12 noon.   The program is below.

 

Who:

Individuals, couples and families living in the community living with with early to mid-onset dementia (all types).  As safety is a priority for us, we require those who have mid-onset dementia bring their support person to stay at the café as their family carer.   (Carers to stay with full responsibility for the person living with dementia).

 

Cost:

 $5 entry.  To help cover cost of equipment and resources for next café.

 

RSVP:

Click here to go to Contact Us & RSVP page 

 

 

Each café is proudly sponsored by One. Community Church 

 


 

The 2017 Program 

 

Tuesday 7th February
Respite planning

 

Tuesday 7th March
The Garden, Painting and Therapy Dog

 

Tuesday 4th April
DANCING with Lisa Koba from TapFit Melbourne

 

Tuesday 2nd May
Music, Photo Albums, Students Monash University

 

Tuesday 6th June
Creative Dementia with Pamela Aldridge

 

Tuesday 4th July
DANCING with Dementia with Lisa Koba  (Families Invited)

 

Tuesday 1st August

Inside Gardening  

 

Tuesday 5th September
A Singing & Musical Café with

Charteris Music School and Blackburn Primary School 

 

Tuesday 3rd October
DANCING with Dementia with Lisa Koba  (Families Invited)

 

Tuesday 14th November
Our Favourite Hobbies

 

Tuesday 5th December
The Christmas Party

 

To request a copy of this program please make your request to enquiries@UmbrellaDementiaCafes.com.au

Program subject to change.

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