Do you have a few spare hours a week to join us as a volunteer?
There is so much more we can do with a little more help!
We offer one to one appointments with Claire Robertson to talk about all things dementia related. These appointments must be booked in advance through the office.
This club is aimed specifically at our male clients who would like to get together with other men in a similar position to themselves and enjoy various activities, a glass of beer and a light lunch.
When: The first Friday of every month between 12pm and 2.00pm
Where: The Community Centre in Banstead.
If you'd like to come along to our next meeting please contact the office. There is a small charge to cover costs.
We have a pool of volunteers with their own cars to provide transport, and escort elderly patients to and from health and welfare appointments. A charge is made to cover costs.
Call 01737 370078 with at least 48 hours notice, and preferably at least a week (leave a message and we will get back to you).
If the answer phone is on please leave your name and number and we will return your call.
The cafe is a space to talk about the pain of bereavement, and to find mutual support and encouragement when you need it most.
Our Bereavement Café offers a chance to meet with others who understand the experience of loss.
When: The second Thursday of every month between 11.00am and 12.30
Where: Banstead Community Centre
Our cafe is run in conjunction with Princess Alice Hospice. To arrange a place at the cafe please CONTACT OUR OFFICE.
We have a monthly support group for CARERS of people with dementia...
When: Second Wednesday of each month 10.30am and 12 noon
Where: Banstead Day Centre
There is no charge for this group.
The group will be led by Claire Robertson and you can find out more information by contacting our office or emailing
Please note that this group is for Carers Only
Musical Memories is a weekly service for people with memory impairment AND their carers.
The group is led by professional musician Barbara Christopher.
When: Every Thursday afternoon
Where: Banstead Community Centre
A small charge is made for this service. Please contact the office for further details.
A lunchtime meet-up for older people in the area - most members are brought to the club by our Age Concern minibus or by a volunteer driver, although a few live nearby and walk to the meeting.
When: 3rd Wednesday each month
Where: Banstead Community Centre 11am to 2.30pm
We have a member of staff who can visit you at home to discuss any problems you might have and assist you in accessing the services that you require. In addition we have a Befriending Service – one of our Befrienders can pop in for a cup of tea and a chat on a regular basis if you are feeling lonely. All our Befrienders are volunteers who have been fully vetted.
There is no charge for either our Home Assessment or Befriending
We hold regular hearing aid clinics, this service is available every 4th Wednesday of the month. For more details of this free service please contact the office on 01737 352156.
The contribution of our Volunteers is essential to help meet the needs of many older people in our community. We very much value our volunteers , and support them in their work.
As a volunteer, we want you to feel part of the Team and to be involved in the planning, development and improvement of our services. We will also support you with help, supervision and encouragement.
Choose how you can support us - we are very grateful for all donations & legacies, and there are many ways you can donate ...
By Cheque, Cash or phone donation using credit/debit card
We are pleased to receive cheques and cash. Please make sure that any cheques or bequests are specifically for Age Concern Banstead. If this is not clear, any funds may go to other Age related charities and not benefit older people in our area. Please make cheques payable to Age Concern Banstead. Please contact the office on 01737 352156 if you wish to pay by credit/debit card.