Peterborough dementia group creates memories to treasure

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09:00 - 20:00

Members of Peterborough’s Dementia Resource Centre have recorded memories they can treasure forever through a new partnership with Serpentine Green.   

Ahead of Dementia Action Week (21st – 27th May), people from Dementia Resource Centre and their carers, together with staff from Serpentine Green, spent a morning recording soundbites about their lives.

Each participant had the opportunity to talk about their hobbies, families and experiences living in Peterborough. At the end of the session, they received a CD of their memories as a keepsake for their family and friends.

Serpentine Green is one of ten shopping centres to take part in this project in partnership with Bauer Academy - a national training provider which provides innovative, bespoke training programmes delivered by media industry experts.

The partnership forms part of a wider initiative to give the team at our centre the chance to become Dementia Friends. To date, twenty-five members of staff at Serpentine Green have attended Dementia Friends information sessions which aim to provide a greater understanding of the impact of living with dementia.

David Wait, centre manager at Serpentine Green, said: “Dementia is a condition that affects many people across the community. Here at Serpentine Green, we want all our shoppers to have an enjoyable experience, which is why we are committed to supporting the Dementia Friends programme.

“We’re proud that many of our colleagues wear a forget-me-not flower badge which means that they’re equipped with the skills they need to support our shoppers with dementia and make sure that they -  and their carers, family and friends - have an enjoyable experience at our centre.”

Claire Jenkins, Head of Community Engagement at Alzheimer’s Society, said: “It’s fantastic that the team from Serpentine Green and Dementia Resource Centre have united against dementia by documenting memories of people affected by the condition. It is a fantastic way to engage with the local community and it’s a perfect way to mark Dementia Action Week.

“In the UK, one person develops dementia every three minutes and almost everyone knows someone whose life has been affected. Yet too many people face the condition alone, without adequate support. At Alzheimer’s Society we are determined to change this, as it is vital that people living with dementia feel included in their local community and able to live the lives they want.

“This Dementia Action Week, Alzheimer’s Society is calling on everyone to unite and take actions, big or small, to improve the everyday lives of people affected by dementia.”

General opening times

Monday
09:00
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20:00
Tuesday
09:00
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20:00
Wednesday
09:00
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20:00
Thursday
09:00
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20:00
Friday
09:00
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20:00
Saturday
09:00
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20:00
Sunday
10:00
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16:00

Store opening times may vary. Food will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

Additional opening times

Serpentine Green Peterborough Store opening times may vary. Food will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

Please note that some retailers may vary from these times.

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Getting here

Serpentine Green
Hargate Way
Hampton, Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE7 8BE
01733 896479

Facilities

Baby changing facilities are available. These are located next to Timpsons.

The main cash points are located between Boots and Tesco Extra. You can also find cash machines at the front of WH Smith and in the food court.

A play area for children is located next to the mobility service building. The free wi-fi service is also available in this area.

There are over 2,000 free parking spaces at Serpentine Green. This includes disabled and parent with toddler spaces. 

The car park has been awarded the safer parking Park Mark award, an award given by the Police to car parks that have achieved the standards of the Safer Parking Scheme, designed to reduce crime in car parks.

There are three photo booths available at Serpentine Green - there is one located at each entrance and another at the Food Court.

Toilet facilities are located adjacent to the Food Court. Both the male and female toilets have larger ‘double’ cubicles that allow parents with buggies to use the facilities while keeping their buggy with them.

Services

A number of stores offer a Click & Collect service. Visit our 'Click & collect' page to see the list of shops which offer this facility. 

Serpentine Green offers a free wi-fi service throughout and in the food court.

Accessibility

We offer a limited number of electric scooters and wheelchairs to hire. These are available on a strictly first come first serve basis. Hours for this service are Monday to Saturday, 09:00 to 20:00 and Sundays 10:00 to 16:00.

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