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AVSED offers a range of health programmes...

To find out more email info@avsed.org.uk or call 01132501702


Activity - £5.00     Transport - £3.00

Our weekly inclusion group and part of the ‘time apart’ programme.
Open group to support various needs including 1 to 1 and personal assistance if needed. (Not intensive support/care or assistance.) Our aim is to offer an all-round activity that works to bring down barriers to participation. This is a nurturing group, delivered alongside additional home support and casework, to develop action plans and solutions.

Activity - £5.00 Transport - £3.00

Suitable for members who need additional support to participate or interact with groups. Suitable for members with mild dementia and memory loss, sensory impairment, low-level personal care, low-level mental health and mobility.
Assessment via the AVSED team. Low-level security, personal care and support available to allow carers’ respite.


Activity - Free      Transport - £3.00

Our ‘introduction to AVSED’ group focusing on building resilience and confidence. Running for 6 sessions over 3 months (fortnightly). Offering support, confidence-building and addressing any issues for participants to enable a move into regular AVSED activities with wrap-around support.
Includes activities, refreshments, exercise and relaxation.

Activity - Free Transport - £3.00

Suitable for members who are: recovering from illness/injury or a hospital stay; have left an activity for some time; have moderate frailty; needing general support and more time to address immediate issues/concerns.
Need to be able to manage own personal care and participate in the activities/exercise.


Activity - £2.00 (Raffle £1, Hoy £1 extra)     Transport - £3.00

AVSED’s monthly Memory Café. Part of our ‘time together’ programme for carers and cared for with dementia or memory loss. Light/low key entertainment around music and singing in a mutual support setting that is friendly, accepting and encouraging.
A safe space to enjoy time together, seek and offer support and build friendships.
Tea/coffee and cakes served throughout. Raffle and Hoy game.

Activity - £2.00 (Raffle £1, Hoy £1 extra) Transport - £3.00

Suitable for those with mild to moderate dementia able to attend with their carers/family.


Activity - £5.00     Transport - £3.00

Our monthly Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) group.
Part of our ‘time apart’ programme.
A safe and secure space offering professional activity-based therapythat supports the onset of cognitive changes. Cognitive stimulationsessions run over 12 months and include a dementia-specificexercise set each month.
Carers can receive respite and support in the bar area or leave for the session. Refreshments included.

Activity - £5.00 Transport - £3.00

Suitable for those with early-onset dementia and general memory problems at pre- or early diagnosis. Able to attend and engage without carers/family. Assessment via AVSED team.