LloydsPharmacy and Unforgettable Bring Active Minds Products to the High Street in UK First


Active Minds is the first award-winning dementia activity company to have their products launch in national pharmacy, LloydsPharmacy.

Active Minds’ partner, have secured a deal with LloydsPharmacy to sell dementia products in their stores across the UK, making LloydsPharmacy the first major high street retailer to stock products suitable for people with dementia. The carefully selected Active Minds products will be available in from 50 LloydsPharmacy and 9 Betterlife from Lloyds Pharmacy stores.

Sunrise Senior Living of Mobberley To Host Regular Memory Café

Sunrise Senior Living of Mobberley To Host Regular Memory Café

On Thursday 11th May, Sunrise Senior Living of Mobberley will be hosting a regular Memory Café, in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Society
The Sunrise community is offering this free drop-in service, which will take place on the second Thursday of every month, from 10 am – 12 pm. The Café is open to all who may have concerns about their memory or the memory of a loved one or friend.

A relaxed combination of activities and memory focused group gatherings will be planned, but the community will also be liaising with attendees to find out what they would like to get out of the meetings.
Some sessions will have a guest speaker from the local area – ranging from dementia and nutritional experts to paramedics and GPs, that can offer advice and answer any questions.

Local Care Home Opens its Doors for Festive Lunch to Help Combat Loneliness

Local Care Home Opens its Doors for Festive Lunch to Help Combat Loneliness

Ebor Court care home in York hosted a community Christmas lunch this week for local older people who may be lonely or isolated.  It is estimated that for 17% of older people, contact with family, friends and neighbours is less than once a week, and this is especially difficult during the Christmas period.  Ebor Court therefore invited those who may feel alone to join their residents to enjoy some quality time with likeminded people, participating in good old conversation and fun activities.  


Active Minds Roll Out their Complete Kit with Greensleeves Care Homes

Since 2010, Active Minds have been designing evidence-based activity products for professional and family carers of people living with dementia. Over this time, the company has become familiar with the challenges faced by professional care settings when delivering planned and unplanned activity sessions to those with dementia or people experiencing symptoms of cognitive decline.

Care home launches innovative and inclusive exercise programme for residents

Nunthorpe Oaks care home in Cleveland has launched an innovative programme of exercise classes for their residents in a bid to promote health, wellbeing and happiness through inclusive physical activity. Members of staff at Nunthorpe Oaks enthusiastically received training from Oomph! where they learnt how to design fun exercises that can be tailored to meet the needs to residents living with complex conditions and mobility challenges.

The regular classes support residents to participate in physical exercise that is accessible, fun, and has wide-ranging health benefits. Members of staff work with residents to co-design the classes, which promote mobility and aim to create a positive and exciting environment.