Hamari Yaadain – A Dementia Cafe for South Asian people in Leeds.
Hamari Yaadain Dementia Cafe Group, October 2017
Hamari Yaadain, which means ‘Our Memories’ in some South Asian languages, runs twice a month on the first and third Thursday of each month from 1pm – 3pm at Touchstone Support Centre, Harehills Avenue, LS8 4EX.
The cafe is for people with dementia and their carers and is accessible to speakers of Punjabi, Urdu or Hindi.
We provide a refreshments with the opportunity to chat and receive support in mother tongue for memory, health and well-being. The group is attended by people from a mixture of South Asian backgrounds. Transport can be requested if you have limited mobility.
“We find the café very useful. It has been so good to come and share our experiences with others and hear about theirs too. We have enjoyed meeting lots of new people and this has really helped us in coming to terms with what we are going through.” – Mrs K.
Forthcoming dates are 18th January, 1st February, 15th February, 1st March, 15th March, 5th April, 19th April 2018.
To find out more, please contact Ripaljeet Kaur (BME Dementia Worker) on: 0113 219 2727