Dementia Matters in Powys

Hay on Wye

Hay on Wye

The Hay area has two regular lunch clubs that meet for people living with dementia:

HayDay Café – Cusop, near Hay on Wye

HayDay provides a safe and supportive atmosphere where people who have a dementia or associated condition, and their carers, can enjoy socialising in a café setting and have the opportunity to have some fun.

The Café meets on the first Monday of every month from 2.30pm until 4pm at Cusop Village Hall, Nr Hay, HR3 5RW – contact Trish Richardson 07792 790213 / 01497 821381

Hayday Café – Clyro, near Hay on Wye

Hayday Clyro offers a light lunch, some fun and a cuppa in Clyro Village Hall on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 12.30 until 3pm. This cafe is primarily for people who live alone, feel lonely from time to time, are finding it difficult to remember things and for Carers looking for more supportContact Trish Richardson for more details on 07792 790213 / 01497 821381.

For both cafes transport can be arranged.


The original HayDay Cusop came about following a “memory day” in April 2013 organised by Hay on Wye U3A, Haygarth surgery provided information that approx 40 people in and around the Hay area have some form of dementia. A group of people thought that more support should be available in our community, especially as there are no day centre facilities or other social groups focused on people with a dementia in our locality.

Our Aim

To enhance the well-being and dignity of people with a dementia (and associated conditions) and their carers, our aims are threefold:

  • To provide an opportunity for people to meet in an everyday social setting.
  • To enjoy each others company, share information, have fun and take part in stimulating activities.
  • To achieve an improvement in the quality of life for participants and enhance their social inclusion.

Our Objectives

HayDay provides a place which:

  • Centres activities on the person with a dementia to improve their wellbeing
  • Uses volunteers to provide one-to-one friendship support & activities
  • Enables carers to take part in activities and informal networking with other carers

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