Elderly Day Care Centres in Dorset

Elderly Day Care Centres in Dorset

Elderly Day Care Centres in Dorset allow your elderly relative to enjoy a change of scenery and some socialising, whilst offering family members and carers with some respite from their caring duties.

Many centres will offer cooked lunches for guests to enjoy as well as running events and activities. Sometimes transport can even be provided to and from the venues.

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In the following guide, you will be able to find a great range of Day Care options available across Dorset. You may also be interested in taking a look at Age Space’s page on Meal Delivery Services in Dorset.

You may also like to take a look at Age Space’s Home Care Directory for Dorset to find other options for supporting your elderly relative in their own home.

BrendonCare Community Clubs

BrendonCare run a great range of welcoming social and activity clubs across Dorset that can give your elderly relative the opportunity to get out of the house and meet people, whilst engaging with stimulating activities.

Clubs range from pub quizzes and social get togethers, to kurling and film groups in Blandford, Bournemouth, Ferndown, Wimborne and more.

You can visit the link below or get in contact for more information on all of the different groups.

Care Dorset: Connect Day Services

Connect Day Services are offered by Care Dorset to support older people and those with mental health needs. These services offer a wide range of activities to promote well-being and stimulation; including cooking, music & movement, gardening, crosswords, board games, reminiscence, indoor ball games, relaxation, arts & crafts and music appreciation. Outings are also arranged to local markets and cafes, as well as other places of interest.

Connect Day Services are offered in:

  • Blandford
  • Bridport
  • Dorchester
  • Ferndown
  • Purbeck
  • Ridgeway
  • Shaftesbury
  • Sherborne
  • Stour
  • Swanage
  • Verwood
  • Wareham
  • Weymouth

You can visit the Care Dorset website through the link below for contact details and more information about all of these Day Services.

Chase Community Friends Social Day Centre

The Chase Community Friends Social Day Centre runs a Sixpenny Handley Village Hall on the second Friday of the month.

Guests can be transported to and from their homes for a sociable morning over a cup of tea, often including a brief talk. A three course lunch is also provided, cooked from fresh ingredients, followed by a wide variety of activities catering to all interests.

Day Care Centres in Dorset for Elderly People

You can get in contact or visit the website using the details provided below for more information on the Day Centre.

  • When? Second Friday of the month
  • Where? Sixpenny Handley Village Hall, Common Road, Sixpenny Handley, Wiltshire, SP5 5NU
  • Telephone: 01258 841321
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Let's Connect, Bournemouth (Age UK)

The Let’s Connect service aims to contribute to the lives of older people by helping them keep social and maintain contact within their local community. It is designed for over 60s who are living in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole area.

The service provides:

  • A welcoming, comfortable environment that promotes social inclusion for your elderly relative
  • Delicious, two course meals and refreshments
  • A wide range of stimulating activities and events that encourage dignity and independence 
  • Help for older people who need support to stay in their own home and continue to live as independently as possible 

Let’s Connect runs every Wednesday, with an attendance cost of £25 which can include transport to and from the venue. Advance booking is essential; you can get in touch or visiting the website for more information using the details provided below.

Primrose Lodge Day Care, Weymouth

Primrose Lodge Day Care in Weymouth offer respite care and day care for individuals living in their own home in the local area. This can offer a change of scene to your elderly relative and respite for carers or family members, as well as the opportunity to experience the benefits of a care home first hand.

You can get in touch with Primrose Lodge or visit the website for more information about the Day Care service and how to get involved.

Wareham Plus Day Centre

Wareham Plus Day Centre is a day care provider in the centre of Wareham providing services for up to 30 older people per day. The staff are experienced, well trained and committed to providing excellent care to those that attend.

This service specialises in providing support for clients with dementia and enabling them to be as independent as possible. It provides person-centred care and support, promoting inclusion and helping to maintain individual skills through activities and socialisation.

A wide range of activities are offered, aiming to keep guests physically active as well as supporting the memory. Guests are encouraged to choose what activities they would like to do, so things can be planned accordingly. Activities include:

  • Gentle chair-based exercise
  • Bowls
  • Golf
  • Skittles
  • Archery
  • Snooker
  • Darts
  • Arts & crafts
  • Table top games
  • Reminiscence
  • Scrabble
  • Quizzes

There is also monthly entertainment and guests can be supported to go into town for shopping and other activities. The service is equipped with a Parker bath and seated shower, with hoists, stand aid equipment and aids to support safe moving and assisting. A supported bathing or shower service is offered at an agreed charge, as is toenail cutting.

  • Where? 21 Bonnett’s Lane, Wareham, BH20 4HB
  • Telephone: 01929 554618
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