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Getting to know us

Humble Beginnings...

Welcome to Town Break, where our philosophy revolves around a personal and holistic approach that puts the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of individuals living with dementia and their unpaid carers at the core of everything we do.

In 1992, Town Break embarked on its journey as a service provider for individuals with dementia and their unpaid caregivers, in the absence of any provisions. This charitable organization was established by Rosas Mitchell.


Initially, Town Break operated as a drop-in center, operating one day a week in the heart of Stirling town center. It provided a safe environment for unpaid caregivers to leave their loved ones with dementia, granting them valuable respite time to pursue activities that mattered to them. This is how the name "Town Break" came to be.


Over the years, Town Break has experienced significant expansion. We have not just grown, but grown tremendously! Presently, we offer a wide range of specialized support services for individuals with dementia across Forth Valley.

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Our Services

Embark on a journey of comprehensive support with Town Break across Forth Valley.


Our wide range of services is designed to cater to diverse needs, ensuring personalized support. To delve into the details of our offerings, Click Here for more details.

Help Grow Our Vision

Town Break, a transformative charity, aims to redefine perceptions of dementia. We seek passionate individuals from the community to join our team, spreading hope and support to those affected. If you share our cause and have spare time each week, lend a helping hand in our campaign. For further details or to download our volunteer form, click the link below or reach out to us directly.

Unpaid Carer

“Mum normally doesn’t engage or even change out of her pyjamas. However, each Wednesday she puts on her best clothes and makeup and is waiting to joining her Town Break family’.”

Person Living With Dementia

“I count down the days until I am back with my Town Break family!”

Unpaid Carer

“Giving up my independence and the ability to do things for myself was one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do, and it really affected my daily mood. Then I found Town Break. Their support was my lifeline!"
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