Covid - 19 Update - We are now offering Individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy online! Please email debbie.baker@cst.today for more details.

Learning something new, or participating in something different to the usual, is mentally stimulating and gives a sense of achievement. Also participating in a group environment encourages social interaction and gives a sense of belonging

Chair Based Exercises and Activities          

Dementia, Alzheimers, move it or lose it
seated exercise with pom poms

For older people and those with dementia.
These sessions are good fun, help to improve strength and mobility which can prevent trips and falls, improve confidence as well as coordination. It has also been found to improve mood, well-being and stress levels.

Price: £35 for 30 mins session. (Travel expenses need to be added if living outside the local area)

Circle Dancing in Dementia

Circle dance for dementia

These sessions are also good fun, can be offered to older people including those with dementia and their carers. This group enhances well-being providing an activity which encourages connection with others and reminiscence 

Price: £60 (travel expenses need to be added if living outside of the local area)

CST (Cognitive Stimulation Therapy)

CST is an evidence based treatment. UK Government NICE guidance on the management of dementia recommend the use of group CST for people with mild to moderate dementia, irrespective of drug treatments. CST treatment involves 14 x 45 minute sessions of themed activities which run over a seven week period, (or once a week if preferred) for up to 6 people with mild to moderate dementia. A 'quality of life' questionnaire is completed by the resident with Debbie before the start of the course and again at the end of the 14 sessions, this shows clearly how CST has helped to improve quality of life and in which areas, such as communication, social interaction, memory etc. Please contact Debbie for more information and how it could benefit your residents. 

Price: £55 per session for up to 6 people in a group. (Travel expenses need to be added if living outside the local area)

Belly Dance  

Chat and Tea in Waltham Abbey

We also provide entertainment in the form of a display/workshop in Egyptian style Belly Dance and Bollywood Dance. The Belly Belles Dance Group give a fantastic display of beautiful Arabian dance and vibrant Bollywood moves. The audience also get chance to have a go! with sheer silk scarves or beautiful Spanish fans, and of course - coin scarves! Its all good fun with lots of giggles!

Price: £60 (Travel expenses need to be added if living outside the local area)

Reiki Healing Therapy

A healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient’s body and restore physical and emotional well-being”.

Reiki is a complimentary healing therapy that can be used in combination with conventional drugs and alternative treatments. It consists of the therapist laying their hands on or just above the body of the client to promote a feeling of wholeness and wellbeing. It is a non invasive treatment carried out with the patient fully clothed, either laying down or sitting in a chair and helps to comfort those having a hard time, alleviate stress, depression and many other aliments, but best of all it gives a sense of total relaxation something we all need more of.

This treatment is safe and suitable for all, Men, Women, Children, the elderly, people living with dementia and their carers. Please give Debbie a call for more details and to book. Tel:07904198309

Price: £35 per session (Travel expenses need to be added if living outside the local area)
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