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Dementia Cafe Quiz ☕️ Just The Job



The idea of this Dementia Cafe quiz is to ask members to name the jobs portrayed by the people in the images. Along the way, they could also guess at the name of the character and TV show or movie. (There are 52, so you might want to split the session in two?)


There is a Spotify playlist of associated songs below to use as prompts, or at least to make the session more interactive.


Don't forget to take time to discuss the jobs and maybe ask members to say which job they would have loved to have done. You could also run a vote for the best and worst jobs. And make a list of missing jobs, perhaps?






The next part of the quiz is to match the song which is connected in some way (sometimes loosely) with the picture ...


A Spotify playlist can be found below.














Chauffeur - Parker & Lady Penelope - 'Thunderbirds'

'Baby You Can Drive My Car', The Beatles


Nurse/Matron - Hattie Jacques - 'Carry On Doctor'

'A Spoonful Of Sugar', Julie Andrews


Window Cleaner - Robin Askwith - 'Confessions Of A Window Cleaner'

'When I'm Cleaning Windows', George Formby


Priest - Dermot Morgan - 'Father Ted'

'My Lovely Horse' (Father Ted Eurovision entry)


Hotel Manager - Noele Gordon as Meg Mortimer - 'Crossroads'

'Hotel California', The Eagles


Taxi Driver - Danny De Vito - 'Taxi'

'Big Yellow Taxi', Joni Mitchell


Nun - Julie Andrews as Maria - 'The Sound Of Music'

'Eidelweiss', Christopher Plummer


Convict - Ronnie Barker as Norman Stanley Fletcher - 'Porridge'

'Jailhouse Rock', Elvis Presley


Chimney Sweep - Dick Van Dyke as Bert - 'Mary Poppins'

'Chim Chim Cheree', Dick Van Dyke


Milkman - Benny Hill as Ernie - 'Benny Hill Show'

'Ernie', Benny Hill


Governess - Deborah Kerr as Anna - 'The King And I'

'Getting To Know You', Deborah Kerr


Greengrocer - Ronnie Barker & David Jason as Arkwright & Granville - 'Open All Hours'

'Grocer Jack', Keith West


Bus Conductor - Reg Varney as Stan Butler - 'On The Buses'

'National Express', The Divine Comedy


Landlady - Barbara Windsor as Peggy Mitchell - 'Eastenders'

'Down At The Old Bull And Bush', Florrie Forde


Barman - Ted Danson as Sam Mallone - 'Cheers'

'Cheers', TV Theme

Rag & Bone Men - Harry H Corbett & Wilfred Brambell - 'Steptoe And Son'

'My Old Man's A Dustman', Lonnie Donegan


Vicar - Dawn French as Geraldine Grainger - 'The Vicar Of Dibley'

'The Lord Is My Shepherd', TV Theme


Policeman - Jack Warner - 'Dixon Of Dock Green'

'The Laughing Policeman', Charles Penrose


Author - Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher - 'Murder She Wrote'

'Paperback Writer', The Beatles

Waiter - Andrew Sachs as Manuel - 'Fawlty Towers'

'Barcelona', Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballe


Veterinarian - Christopher Timothy as James Herriot - 'All Creatures Great And Small'

'All Things Bright And Beautiful', Hymn


Zookeeper - Johhny Morris - 'Animal Magic'

'Going To The Zoo', Simon & Garfunkel


Flower Girl - Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Dool