More People, More Active, More Often
More People, More Active, More Often

Active Minds


Active Minds is a physical activity based programme designed to combat the early onset of dementia in adults and to offer pathways to physical activity to adults with dementia, their carers and siblings.

Type of Activity

Focus on resistance exercise, seated Pilates, fall prevention (balance), strength, mobility, cognitive activities, mindfulness, meditation and musical sing along.

Weekly Sessions

FREE 8 week programme made up of 2 weekly activity sessions of 30 minutes duration onsite.

  • John can now get up and out of his chair without any assistance.

  • After 2 weeks I can see the difference in my husband.

Total Participants
People with Dementia
Family and Staff Members
  • Improved strength and mobility
  • Improved mood and wellness
  • Better posture
  • Increased energy
  • Improved flexibility and balance
  • Better sleep patterns
  • Improved ability to perform everyday tasks like walking and standing
  • Relaxation and reduced stress
  • Improved self-esteem

3 Settings

– St. Brigids Day Care Centre
– Knightsbridge Nursing Home
– Whistlemount Day Care Centre

Active Minds