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Age UK Hounslow provides a Day Service at Southville Communty Centre in Feltham, Middlesex

The Age UK Hounslow Southville Vintage Day Service provides a range of activities and a hot two-course lunch for up to 20 elderly residents of the London Borough of Hounslow per day.

The service is part funded by the London Borough of Hounslow and operates 3 days a week from Monday to Wednesday. The service is currently not available on a Thursday or a Friday. Service users may attend one day or anything up to three full days of their choice.

Residents of Hounslow may be referred by their GP, other health professionals or simply be referred by relatives and friends.  Self-referrals are also accepted.

This is a place where persons in need of prescribed services may attend for the purposes of low level day care. There are no overnight accommodation facilities and no personal care or medications are administered. We cannot cater for incontinence issues, high level dementia (low level is acceptable), or high levels of mental health issues. Wheelchair users both transferrable and non-transferrable are accepted.  Disabled facilities are available on site.

The purpose of the day care facilities are to meet the assessed needs of individuals for social care, support, supervision or rehabilitation by reason of low level functional impairment, cognitive impairment, learning disability, age and low level frailty, and / or for people with family life circumstances or issues.

Transport

Transport  A limited service close to the vicinity of the Southville Community Centre is available. The reason for this is the travelling time involved in transporting members to the Day Centre. Service users who live outside of this vicinity may still attend as long as they are a resident of London Borough of Hounslow but they will need to organise their own transport. Transport is included in the cost of attendance for those within the catchment area of the minibus. Please contact us for more details.

Lunch

Lunch is provided and is a hot two course hot meal cooked on the premises at the Southville Community Centre.  The menus are varied and rotate each four week period.  Special diets within reason can also be catered for.  The cost of lunch is included in the cost of attendance. 

Light Refreshments

Light Refreshments are provided each day including morning toast, biscuits and cake with tea and coffee served morning, lunch and afternoon.  The cost for refreshments is included in the cost of attendance.

Activities

Activities are provided by the staff, volunteers and tutors from Age UK Hounslow and include Bingo, Art, Light exercises, Gardening, Board Games, Quizzes and others.  There are also Television, DVD and projector facilities available. There are no extra charges incurred for the activities which take place daily. 

Day Trips

Day Trips take place to local garden centres and other locations at the choice of the members.  A small charge is made for the mini bus and any admission fees applicable would also be payable by the service user.   Age UK Hounslow host extensive events from the main centre Southville Community Centre in Feltham, to which the Day Service members are often invited.  These events are for entertainment but also involve important awareness sessions, interesting talks, falls prevention, health matters and other areas of interest.  There is no additional charge for these visits.

Membership

Membership – To become a member of the Age UK Hounslow – Southville Vintage Day Service, we do request that all service users become members of Age UK Hounslow.  The cost of membership is £7.50 per annum.  This ensures that all service users benefit from the extensive range of services, information and advice and other benefits that being part of Age UK Hounslow has on offer. 

Trial Days

Trial Days are mandatory for all those wishing to attend. We organise the first visit day as a trial day for both the service user and staff to ensure that the facilities and support available match those required by the user.  Please contact us for more details. 

Cost

The daily cost for attending is £20. 

Where to find us

Southville Community Centre
Southville Road
Feltham
TW14 8AP

How to apply

You can download an application form at the link below, or obtain a hard copy from Reception at Southville Community Centre, Southville Road, Feltham, TW14 8AP.

Please return completed forms to:

Beverley Fyfe
Chief Executive Officer
Age UK Hounslow
Southville Community Centre 
Southville Road
Feltham
TW14 8AP

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