Safe Haven’s social scene sees many a friendship forged

Safe Haven’s social scene sees many a friendship forged

Since opening our doors, and alongside being a dementia daily respite centre, Safe Haven is quickly making a name for itself in the local community as a social hub where people can come and make new friends. Whether you have been diagnosed with dementia, are starting...
Safe Haven is blooming marvellous!

Safe Haven is blooming marvellous!

With summer just around the corner and the RHS Chelsea Flower Show having just finished, Safe Haven’s green fingered clients have been busy sowing seeds and creating stunning pots and baskets to welcome our visitors to the centre. As keen gardeners ourselves, we are...
Clients practise their foreign language skills at Safe Haven

Clients practise their foreign language skills at Safe Haven

The sound of foreign languages being spoken at Safe Haven is now a familiar one as there are a number of clients who speak more than one language, including Russian, French and German. To keep these skills active, we have been lucky enough to recruit two volunteers...
Seeing the person behind dementia

Seeing the person behind dementia

Some people coming to terms with a loved one’s dementia have likened the feelings experienced during the early days after diagnosis to those felt when dealing with bereavement. It can feel as if the person they knew so well has almost disappeared and it can often be...