Bespoke Holidays



Have you ever wanted to take part in a family holiday but needed more support?

Do you want to join in with a family visit “back home” and help to make it happen?

Would you like to go away with friends you've made at a club or group?

 

We can help!

We believe that anything is possible with the right amount of support. We offer a bespoke holiday service which is ideal for families or groups of friends who want to go away together. Our holidays are based around there being at least 2 people to support a person living with dementia, a person who knows them well and a person from the Dementia Adventure team.

  • We have a 7-seater vehicle which we can drive, or we can hire an adapted wheelchair access vehicle, or you could drive your own vehicle.

  • We can organise train tickets or flights if you need to go further afield. We have a partnership with an ABTA and ATOL bonded Tour Operator for international travel.

  • We have an adventure leader who is very experienced with people living with dementia and we have experienced volunteers who are trained and ready to help.

  • We have links to dementia friendly accommodation and can organise an itinerary and activities to suit your wishes.

Do give us a call to discuss your requirements, as far in advance as you can. The cost of a bespoke break will vary depending on the aspects you would like to choose. Please call us for a quote.

Ideas for holidays: 

Wales - Snowdon & Zipworld in the north, beaches in the south, castles in the middle!

New Forest – Ponies and forest walks.

Northern France – Visits to the battlefields or war cemeteries could make a poignant trip.

Please contact us if you would like a holiday with friends or family in these or any other locations. 

Offers from Partners:

We have links with several organisations who we either work with directly, or whom we have trained. We hope the following list will be useful.  

The Mede - Topsham, Devon

The Mede - Sallie Rutledge at the Mede offers day, respite and holiday services at the venue we use for our Devon Holidays. Call 07718 976 072 or 01392 421189

Amy's Care - Lake District

Amy’s Care help us with all our Lake District holidays. They provide day services and have a holiday house (Chapel!) for rent in Ireby in the Northern Lakes. Call 016973 71973

Sail Boat Project - Chichester

The Sail Boat Project are looking for people living with dementia to join their Dementia Sails in 2018, sailing from Chichester.

We are offering sailing trips for people living with dementia and a family member, carer or friend to join us on one, two or three day sailing trips. Participants will need to be moderately mobile. All sails are ideal for beginners as well as anyone with previous experience of sailing. Costs are £110 per person per day. We can take groups of up to four on each trip, which operate from Chichester or Southampton.

Each session will be led by a commercial Skipper assisted by a volunteer First Mate, both of whom have attended training about dementia delivered by Dementia Adventure. Our rates are all inclusive, covering all food onboard, hire of sailing waterproofs and visitor mooring costs.

If you live in Sussex carers or family members come free, thanks to Sussex Community Foundation.

To discuss or arrange a sailing trip please contact Sail Boat Project on 07576 248348 or email them.

Cirdan Sailing - South Coast

Cirdan sailing trust has a great boat called the Queen Galadriel which would be ideal for a group of friends to go sailing together from the South Coast. If you are interested in this holiday please call us.

Canal Boats

Most suitable for friends and families, if you would like help organising a  canal boat trip, please give us a call. 

 

Please download and read our bespoke holiday terms and conditions.




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