Dementia centre opens in Worle

The mayor and mayoress of Weston with staff at The Birch Dementia Centre opening day. Picture: The B

The mayor and mayoress of Weston with staff at The Birch Dementia Centre opening day. Picture: The Birch - Credit: Archant

A dementia day care centre has launched in Worle.

The mayor and mayoress of Weston with staff at The Birch Dementia Centre opening day. Picture: The B

The mayor and mayoress of Weston with staff at The Birch Dementia Centre opening day. Picture: The Birch - Credit: Archant

The Birch Dementia Centre has opened its doors in The Scaurs.

The Birch is a community engagement and activity day care centre for people living with the illness in North Somerset.

Day care provision at the Birch includes a programme aimed at those not ready for a traditional care environment.

Sessions are built around attendees themselves, and through detailed discussions with individuals, provide a direct link with their own hobbies and interests.

Staff at The Birch Dementia Centre opening day. Picture: The Birch

Staff at The Birch Dementia Centre opening day. Picture: The Birch - Credit: Archant


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With an emphasis on fun, engagement and confidence building, the Birch team’s personal approach is offering an essential lifeline to family members who may not be able to cope with a caring role.

Director Charlotte Coetzee said: “Our open day was really positive and we had plenty of interest. The Mayor and Mayoress of Weston came along and were really supportive and encouraging which was great.”

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