Home Instead Wimbledon and Kingston were delighted to sponsor the Alzheimer's Society's Singing for the Brain initiative locally for the last year.
The weekly sessions have proved to be extremely successful and very well attended, "The pleasure that this Friday gathering brings has been such a joy to support." said Clare Jefferies, Director. " Just reading some of the words that the attendees have wriitten, shows how important these 2 hours on a Friday are for so many. We are delighted to be sponsoring the initiative for a second year!"
The Friday group has proved so popular that it has moved to a bigger locaton at Tolworth Hospital from September onwards.
Here are some of the words that our attendees have written;-
‘We really enjoy the singing sessions. Its also lovely to meet other people in the same situation as us and we really look forward to Fridays.’
‘It is the highlight of our week for both of us.’
‘Singing for the Brain, is truly inspiring and I really enjoy bringing my husband to it – all of the staff are a joy to be with.’
‘The staff show outstanding qualities in delivering enlivening and varied sessions each week and it is a joy to attend. The ladies always bring out the best in everyone who attends. Long may they continue with the great work.’
This is a great group for my father and is much enjoyed.’
‘It takes years off me.’
‘The music and songs are great. The ladies do a magnificent job and make it all very enjoyable. It’s very nice to have a cup of tea and a biscuit before we start. It’s been something that Brenda and I look forward to every week. Long may it last.’
‘I am enormously impressed with the group and their members. It is really enjoyable and everyone is very pleasant. The singing is a new development for me and I couldn’t enjoy it more. Keep up the good work!’
‘What a joy to come each week and enjoy singing, relaxation, companionship and caring. We are made to feel so welcome and valued.’