Leominster Meeting Centre (LMC)

Walk This Way: our dementia friendly environment

Leominster Meeting Centre for people affected by dementia is about helping people and their families adjust to living with dementia by offering exercise, educational sessions, one-to-one meetings with support workers and advisers, as well as therapeutic activities and having FUN!

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Donations open 12:00 PM, 1 December 2020 to 12:00 PM, 8 December 2020

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (1173514)

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Campaign target

£4,000

Donations

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  • Our Meeting Centre is a fantastic place for people affected by dementia to come and relax, meet friends and enjoy themselves. Please support us to make our environment dementia friendly and help people to live well in our community.

    — Joy Valentini - Manager Leominster Meeting Centre

Situation

It is vital that our Meeting Centre environment is dementia friendly for our members and family carers to give them the best experience possible. We also welcome visitors from all over the UK and abroad who want to set up a Meeting Centre like ours so it has to be right and be an exemplar of good practice. We are located in what was, some time ago, the local Registry Office and whilst we have made some improvements there is still quite a way to go.

Solution

We would like to change the flooring so that it is uniform throughout in terms of style and colour; that it is of a particular quality to enable ease movement of furniture and walking frames; safe for movement and co-ordination activities and easy to clean. We would like to install new, and upgrade existing, dementia friendly signage both outside and inside the building. We would like to convert a small office into a flexible, interactive memory room for small group and person-centred support.