Dementia Actif Môn helps people who are living with dementia.
This includes family and carers. The scheme gives access to high quality, supervised exercise programmes that help to improve health and wellbeing.
The exercises are fun and rewarding. They can become part of everyday life.
The Dementia Actif Môn Scheme is funded by Isle of Anglesey County Council and Welsh Government, through the Regional Integrated Care Fund for Wales.
There are a wide range of activities that are:
- gym based
- class based
- home/virtual programmes
- social sessions, including gardening and activities for carers
The activities are available to you for 16 weeks.
- The heart and lungs become stronger and more efficient.
- Muscular strength increases.
- Joints become stronger.
- Osteoporosis can be delayed.
- Body fat and excess weight may be reduced.
- Relaxation and sleep might be improved.
- Being better able to carry out the activities of daily living.
- Feeling more alert and energetic.
- Maintaining good posture.
- Helping to normalise blood pressure.
- Reduce risk of developing diabetes.
- Reduced risk of blood clotting.
- Reduce depression and anxiety.
- Improve confidence and self-esteem.
- Improving cognition - recent studies have shown that exercise may improve memory and slow down mental decline.
- Improve confidence.
- Reducing the risk of falls by improving strength and balance.
How to join in
There are 4 ways of being referred into the Dementia Actif Môn Scheme.
Make a referral for Dementia Actif Môn
01248 752 957
Ask a professional
Ask your health professional, community support link, Alzheimer's Society, dementia advisers or through the Dementia Centre.
Môn Actif 60+ Scheme: Fitness and wellbeing sessions
The Môn Actif 60+ Scheme is offering eight weeks of free fitness sessions at your community centre or village hall.
A qualified coach will deliver a fitness session to suit your needs.
We will pay for instructor costs. We aim to work with 8 community venues between October and December 2023, with another 8 communities in January 2024.
Tell us why your centre deserves a place