Services provided by Alzheimers Gisborne/Tairāwhiti include:

The Sherwood Club

The Sherwood Club – A day facility providing a social setting and cognitive stimulation activities for people with dementia. Jennifer and Heather provide a variety of interactive games, discussions and activities interspersed with visiting entertainers to make each day varied and interesting.

Members of the Sherwood Club need to meet a certain criteria in order to be eligible to attend.

Open: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 3.30pm

Community Support Services

Cheryl provides home visits to families wanting more information about dementia or guidance when the diagnosis has been received.

She has a series of presentations and handouts for information, advocacy and support for people in the community including the person with dementia, their family and carers as well as dementia care health providers.

 

To learn more about the community support we provide:

Email: gisborne.alzheimers@xtra.co.nz

Phone: 06 867 0752

The Carer Support Group

Meets once a month to provide support, education, information and sharing of experiences amongst the group.

The group is hosted by volunteer, Janet Willson.

 

To learn more about when the group meets contact our office

Email: gisborne.alzheimers@xtra.co.nz

Phone: 06 867 0752

The Social Group

Meets informally for coffee and a social outing. This is a group is open to anyone that is interested.

 

The group is organised by Margaret Olsen

To learn more about when the group meets contact our office

Email: gisborne.alzheimers@xtra.co.nz

Phone: 06 867 0752

Resource Library

A small selection of resources are available from our office.

This includes a small library of books to borrow, brochures and information sheets you can take away.

Get in Touch

To find out more information about the services listed above or have a question get in touch with our office.

Email: gisborne.alzheimers@xtra.co.nz

Phone: 06 867 0752