Day Care Centres
At our Day Care Centre's we provide care for the following different
groups of people:
||This encompasses a wide range of people and even describes some of our own
volunteers! They may be early-retired people who come to us to continue an
interest or learn a new one or they may be people who have reached a grand age
and are still able to enjoy an active lifestyle. They are able to make their
own way to our groups and generally attend clubs where they can extend their
knowledge and skills. At our "fit activities" we have qualified teachers and
there is always a qualified first-aider present. However, clients must be able
to attend to their own personal care needs and take a participatory role in the
||We use this term to describe those people who have become frail with age or
illness and need a little help and assistance to continue an independent life
style. Whilst these people are openly welcomed to our "fitter activities", they
usually come to our day clubs. They are also the largest group of people that
we provide to medically related appointments for. They may need assistance with
their personal care needs and use our care services and bathing service too. In
this group we would also include our "Memory Lane" clients who are experiencing
confusion / early stages of dementia, as they need that little bit more care
||We do not use this term unless the client also describes himself or herself as
disabled and we fully realise that permanent disability does not necessarily
mean long-term illness or frailty. When we say a group has "disabled clients"
we mean that a particular club is suitable for people with a specific
disability and as such we run a Visually Impaired Club and Craft Clubs. We have
trained care workers on site who understand the disabilities of the people they
are helping and are able to assist clients should they require it. We often
transport disabled people to our clubs and medically related appointment and
have a specially adapted vehicles to transport those unable to leave their
What do we offer?
A freshly prepared and cooked lunch is provided at each day
centre at a cost of £3. This price also includes morning coffee / afternoon tea
Transport can be provided by SERVE to and from the groups.
We can offer bathing facilites with eletrically operated
Each of our centres provides a range of therapies including
massage, hand waxing, aromatherapy and many more.
Our own Occupational Therapists are available to give advice
and practical experience.
We have interesting speakers on a wide range of subjects.
Our carers have training in memory loss and we have special
"memory lane" days.
They V.I.P group caters for people with sensory impairments.
We also have Healthy Eating advice, Beauty Boost days and a
range of other social activities.
And, of course, there are the friendly and homely
surroundings where you can make new friends or, perhaps, meet some old
SERVE'S Health Farm and
Computer Club provide more information about the services on
offer, please take the opportunity
to visit these links below.