25 Jan 2015
97 per cent prefer to stay in their home
A One Poll survey* in July 2014 found that that 97 per cent of adults would prefer to stay in their home rather than move into residential care.
Whether you like gardens, music or dancing, there are many Banstead community organisations that will keep you supported and entertained.
Age Concern in Banstead will keep you up to date on all the latest local community meet ups and support groups. The local group has even just raised £40,000 for a mini bus to pick up elderly people living throughout the town. For more information on making use of the mini bus, which has been specially designed to accommodate elderly clients and wheel chair users, get in touch with Age Concern.
Do you enjoy listening to show tunes, big band music, jazz, light classics etc? Come along to an evening of live music played by top artists. We meet on the second Monday of each month at our Banstead venue.
Address: Banstead Organ & Keyboard Club Church Institute Hall, High Street, Banstead SM7 2NN
Doors open 7pm for 7:30pm start.(Visitors £7) Visitors & new members are always welcome to our concerts. Further details from 020 8330 5795, or visit www.bansteadorganclub.co.uk
If you or a loved one has dementia, there is the Reigate and Banstead Dementia Support Service. This organisations provides information, guidance and support as well as guiding you to local services.
If you’re caring for someone with dementia, the Dementia Carers Support Group Banstead – meets on the first Friday of the month in the Libby Room, Banstead Civic Centre 10.30am – 12.30pm.
We’re keen to promote other Banstead Community Organisations so please let us know of others in the Banstead area.