Day Opportunities (Day Support);

delivering outstanding day opportunities provision, promoting health, wellbeing and meaningful social contact and friendship!

Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

10.00am-4.00pm.

 

Our Day Opportunities Service meets older people’s needs by promoting health and wellbeing and meaningful social contact. We run lots of activities offering access to new opportunities, learning, health promotion and support people through difficult times. 

 

Safe and friendly environment in  which to spend the day, make new friends, learn new skills and enjoy a freshly cooked meal. 

Pick up by the centres mini bus (which is wheelchair accessible) and taken home at the end of each day. 

 

Some of our services users are still very independent and use our centre as a social hub to meet up with friends and have an enjoyable day.

We also welcome service users who may need more structured and assisted care during the day

For more information or an informal chat please contact 

Contact Geraldine Vaughan,

 on 01948 830730 

Our ‘Hensioners Project’ gives clients ownership of our 6 hens living on site. With so many ex farmers this has been a really rewarding project.

 The Project

  • Gives clients a sense of purpose and responsibility

  • Stimulates memories

  • Provides pleasure and tactile comfort, particularly for those with dementia

  • Provides us with resources for our projects:

    • baking

    • reminiscence work

  • Offers new volunteering opportunities

‘Goose and Goslings’, is our weekly intergenerational intervention developed in partnership with Mother Goose Nursery. It's all about developing connections through action songs, dancing, crafts and games to encourage movement, memory, fun and friendship.

 

  • It is equally rewarding session for older people and children alike who excitedly visit each week and form new connections.

 ‘are we going to Rainbows to see john today, he’s best friend’

(Jack, aged 3)

                                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dementia effects 1 in 6 adults aged over 80 in the UK

Shared play activities is just one of the meaningful ways in which we engage with people living with dementia, it also breaks down barriers between young and old.

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