Norwich youth charity cafe opens its doors for dementia

A selection of food from the new cafe at OPEN Norwich on Bank Plain. Photo: Keiron Tovell Photograph

A selection of food from the new cafe at OPEN Norwich on Bank Plain. Photo: Keiron Tovell Photography - Credit: Keiron Tovell Photography

A Norwich youth charity is giving a helping hand to the community buy opening its doors to people with dementia.

The OPEN Trust, in Castle Meadow will be opening its cafe to people with dementia and their carers, friends and family in support of Dementia Friendly Norwich.

The cafe hosts a number of activities inlcuding knitting and board games,

The Dementia Friendly Coffee Mornings give people the opportunity to openly talk about dementia and meet people who may be in a similar situation to themselves,

The cafe runs every Tuesday morning from 10.30am-12.00pm with all profits from the cafe going towards making a difference to the lives of young people in Norfolk.


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The cafe is run by young people training in catering and hospitality. Young people taking part in OPEN café programme gain recognized accreditations which will strengthen their CV.

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