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Lights Up - support for those with dementia & their carers (Guideposts)

What is Lights Up ? Lights Up was established in 2012 to give people with dementia living in West Oxfordshire, and their carers a chance to engage in stimulating activities filled with laughter and fun. Activities include: Painting and seasonal craft making Music, singing, drama…

What is Lights Up ?

Lights Up was established in 2012 to give people with dementia living in West Oxfordshire, and their carers a chance to engage in stimulating activities filled with laughter and fun.

Activities include:

  • Painting and seasonal craft making
  • Music, singing, drama & dance
  • Reminiscence;
  • Reading and poetry
  • Social outings (e.g. theatre, cinema)

Lights Up also offers specialist dementia information, advice, and guidance.

Sessions are led by dementia specialists and dementia trained local artists.

All sessions conclude with a nice chat, refreshments & cake!

How can Lights Up help?   

People who come to Lights up tell us that it helps them in many ways:

  • Reduced stress & anxiety
  • Reduced loneliness & social isolation
  • Regained confidence & self-esteem
  • Shared enjoyment with family & friends
  • New skills and experiences
  • Opportunity for self-expression
  • Peer support

Who to contact

Contact Name
Kelly Gough
Contact Position
Service Manager
Telephone
01993 893560
E-mail
lightsup@guideposts.org.uk
Website
https://www.guideposts.org.uk/lights-up

Where to go

Name
Guideposts Lights Up
Address
The Highlands
73 Burford Road
Chipping Norton
Oxfordshire
Postcode
OX7 5EE
Notes

Chipping Norton

The Highlands

73 Burford Road

Chipping Norton

OX7 5EE

2nd & 4th Tuesday

of the month

10.30 am -12.30 pm

 

Time / Date Details

When is it on
2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month
Time of day
Open all year
Session Information
10.30am -12.30pm

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£8 Per session

Availability

Additional Information

Providing services to
Adults
Carers
Older people

Supporting people with
Mental health conditions

Last checked on 01/02/2018

Record managed by Oxfordshire Family Information Service

This information has been collected from third party providers and Oxfordshire County Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of the information nor does inclusion represent a recommendation or an endorsement. Parents, carers, young people and professionals are recommended to check that organisations and services are appropriate and safe before they attend.
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