South Ayrshire Services

What we offer

We offer a point of contact for anyone living in South Ayrshire who is:

  • having memory problems
  • experiencing early symptoms of dementia
  • diagnosed with early stage dementia
  • caring for, or a family member of, anyone experiencing the above.

We:

  • provide information, support & advice
  • give you help to find the support that you need
  • inform you of local groups & services
  • assist your local community to be more dementia friendly
  • help you influence the policies and services that affect you
  • run a number of community groups for people with dementia and carers (see below)
  • provide carers education & Dementia Friends sessions

Groups we run in South Ayrshire:

  • Football Reminiscence Group – weekly, Wednesday, 11am – 1pm, Prestwick. For people with mild – moderate dementia – call us to find out more.
  • Ladies Who Lunch Group – weekly, Thursday, 11am – 1pm, Prestwick.  For people with mild – moderate dementia – call us to find out more.
  • Melody Memories Singing Group – fortnightly, Tuesday, 2-4pm, St Quivox Church Hall, Prestwick - for people with dementia and carers.  Suggested donation of £2.50 per person.
  • Carers Support Group – 1st Wednesday of the month, 11am – 1pm, St Quivox Church Hall, Prestwick.  For carers of people with dementia, occasional invited speakers.  Lunch provided for which there is a suggested donation of £5.00.  
  • Men's Group - for men living in Tarbolton, Annbank & Mossblown, stories, games and activities.  First Monday of the month, from 3pm to 5pm in the Community Centre, Annbank Road, Mossblown.
  • Musical Reminiscence Group, Ayr - reminiscence using stories and music, monthly on a Thursday from 2.30pm - 4pm, Unit 6 Arran Mall, Ayr - call us for dates of the group
  • Musical Reminiscence Group, Troon - reminiscence using stories and music, monthly on a Wednesday from 1.30pm - 3pm, The Cabin, next to Troon Library - call us for dates of the group.

 

 

 

Key staff
  • Dementia Advisor – Jenni McKeand
  • Service Administrator Coordinator – Susan Hopewell
Contact
Address
South Ayrshire Services, Unit 6, Arran Mall , Ayr, KA7 1SQ
Phone
01292 318005
Email
SouthAyrshire@alzscot.org
Call now on 01292 318005
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