Age UK Barnsley's Health & Wellbeing Centre provides a friendly and stimulating environment, Monday to Friday, 9am - 2.30pm. We provide a varied programme of activities, talks and chair based exercise, a hot midday meal and refreshments throughout the day.
If you would like to attend you will need to contact your district social work office for an assessment of your needs under the Fair Access to Care criteria (FACS). We are also able to offer places at the rate of £35* per day to people who are currently outside the FACS criteria and who wish to purchase privately and to people receiving a Personal Budget.
Our staff are professionally trained to Level 3 NVQ in Social care and committed to providing high standards of care for all service users.
We welcome visits from prospective service users and their families. Please contact the centre on the number detailed below to arrange a visit.
*There is an additional charge of £3.50 for a tasty 2 course lunch.
Here are some comments from people who use our day centre:
"I feel much happier at the day centre. My daughter visits 3 times a week but I look forward to coming, day care is my life line."
"Since attending day centre mum’s mood has significantly improved and made her more conversational and she appears much happier with herself." Daugh
"On behalf of my mam I’d like to thank everyone for their support. Mam comes home happy and tired but in a very content way, mam loves coming home with the things she’s made and these take pride of place on her dresser."
"I don't know how I'd be without day care I'm a different person now when I first started."