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Day Care Services

Our Day Centres currently have vacancies for older people who can benefit from the support offered in a friendly group setting.

These services are part of a range of services Age UK Northumberland offer to support you to stay in your own home. Day centres work on the basis that there are older members of the community who, for various reasons, find themselves less active and unable to get out and about as they used to. They still want to enjoy a day out, share a cooked lunch and join in the activities of the centres which provide the opportunity to spend quality time with others.

 

Day centres make an important contribution to the lives of the older generation by acting as a preventative measure for problems caused by lack of social interaction and stimulation. Our day centres assist older people to continue to lead an independent life by allowing them, dignity and independence through activities and events provided. Service users have many opportunities to contribute to the life of the day centre, through activities that encourage interaction for all involved.

 

Quotes received from service users

‘I come for the company’


‘To have a break and to meet people’


‘See friends and do exercise classes to improve mobility’


‘The staff and volunteers are first class'


‘It’s good to talk to people’


‘The meals are very good’

 

What is available at the Centres?

  • Activities e.g. bowls, seated exercise classes and other fun activities
  • Individual support
  • Information and advice
  • Friendly staff and volunteers
  • Make new friends
  • Reduce social isolation
  • Hot meal at lunch time
  • Transport to and from the centre

How do I arrange to come along?

To find out more about our Day Care Services please call 0845 140 00 88 or 01670 784800 and ask to speak to our Day Service Co-ordinator.  Alternatively you can email dayservices@ageuk-northumberland.org.uk

Where are the Day Centres?

Alnwick, Amble, Blyth, Morpeth, and Seaton Sluice

When do they run?

All centres run from 10am until 3pm and include lunch and transport.

Monday            Morpeth & Blyth                   

Tuesday            Blyth              

Wednesday       Blyth & Amble              

Thursday           Alnwick & Seaton Sluice   

Friday               Alnwick & Blyth