Day Centres and Respite Care

What do the Day Centres provide?

The Day Centres provide a day service for older people living in the community who need extra support to enable them to maintain their independence in partnership with social care & health.

The purpose of Day Centres is to provide a service that:

  • Values & respects people as individuals
  • Promotes well-being
  • Supports & enables people to maximise independence
  • Supports people to make decisions about the services they receive
  • Allows carers to have valuable time away from their caring responsibilities

The Day Centres provides the following opportunities:

  • Healthy living & well -being
  • Activities including quizzes & board games
  • Gentle exercise
  • Lunchtime meal & refreshments
  • Assist with personal care, bathing & hairdressing
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Visits to places of interest

The majority of the activities are provided in house by the day centre staff with the exception of hairdressing & external activities which people pay for directly.

ID: 1857, revised 19/01/2018