A cinema club is launching at a care home in Thame for people with dementia, their carers, and the community.

The club at Cuttlebrook Hall, which will meet on the last Friday of each month from 10.30am-12.30pm, kicks off on March 29.

Attendees will have a chance to view a variety of classic 'feel-good' movies.

The aim is to encourage those living with dementia to reconnect with their past and with others.

Alana Corr, home manager, said: "Here at Cuttlebrook Hall, we strive to create a sense of belonging within the home and the wider community, and this includes those living with dementia and those who care for a loved one with the condition.

"Reminiscence therapy, including watching older films, has a multitude of benefits to those living with dementia.

"It allows them to feel confident in their memories, and to engage comfortably with others by telling stories and sharing thoughts.

"These sessions can also enable those caring for a loved one to meet others in a similar position, to show them they are not alone, and to allow them a space where they can share their experiences and feel supported too.

“We’re looking forward to getting our popcorn at the ready and welcoming the community to our very first screening.”

Movie-goers can also enjoy refreshments during the screening and coffee and cake after the show at the care home's cafe.