The Loveday Club at Chelsea Court Place is a private members' club for seniors and or individuals with memory care needs, providing a programme of engaging and stimulating evidence-based activities with fine dining and first-class hospitality.
From artistic workshops and daily exercise through to music therapy, singing, baking and excursions, members enjoy a highly social environment and meaningful experiences whilst receiving tailored compassionate care if necessary.
Through your membership to the Loveday Club members can access a range of museums, theatres and events. Examples include The Royal Hospital, The Hurlingham Club, The Sloane Club, Cadogan Hall, Victoria & Albert Museum, The Saatchi Gallery, The Royal College of Music and The Royal Opera House to name a few. We are committed to making magic moments happen every day for every member.
Following an assessment, we can arrange a daily schedule of opt-in individual and group activities based upon personal circumstances and preferences. The comprehensive and thoughtful curriculum of activities can include:
The Art programme is led by illustrator and Creative Educator Grace Holliday, who incorporates traditional art skills such as painting, drawing and mixed-media design as well as sensory seminars.
Our Pianist in Residence Derek Paravicini is a world-renowned 'savant' musician. Derek shot to fame at a young age playing jazz with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Derek appears weekly and is top of the pops with our members.
Working together with the Royal Hospital, we hold regular music recitals featuring the Chelsea Pensioner's Choir for our members and the local community to enjoy.
The Senses and Sensory programme is curated to trigger memories, foster engagement and improve confidence for individuals with early stages of cognitive impairment such as regular visits to the Victoria & Albert Museum fashion exhibitions, trips to the Museum of Brands and our Fashion through the ages workshop. For our male members' regular visits also include The National Army Museum, Churchill War Rooms and Lords Cricket Ground.
The Mind & Memory programme focus on new learning and incorporates the latest technology and expert tuition such as book clubs, poetry readings, board games, interactive Apps and ever-popular quizzes.
As part of our Reminiscence programme, we take pride in celebrating key events such as Bastille Day, St George's Day, Burns Night and Chinese New Year where we discuss the historical events and enjoy themed art workshops and celebratory meals as part of the day.
The Elder Gym programme includes enjoyable gentle exercises to activate cardio fitness and strength such as personal training, group and one to one physiotherapy, Qi Gong, Yoga and weather permitting outdoor fitness classes.
Regular baking classes such as pizza and croissant making provide opportunities to rekindle memories of favourite cakes and scents from the kitchen.
Around the world in 80 Dishes is our way of celebrating National days and country celebrations by showcasing dishes from countries that our members have previously lived in accompanied by tales of overseas travel and adventure.