There are a wide range of services available at the Centre. Help is available with personal hygiene, hairdressing, chiropody, therapeutic services and a ‘look after yourself’ programme. Carers can avail of the services which include advice, training and support from the Centre and our staff.
Newington Day Centre continues to have a waiting list of people wishing to attend the Centre and make use of our services. Many people have a range of care needs, and illnesses. We receive a lot of referrals from individuals and cater for a wide range of ages and needs.
Some of our more vulnerable members may require assistance with personal hygiene, hairdressing, therapeutic hand care and chiropody service. It is also extremely important that we provide a nutritious meal and catering for special dietary requirements (diabetes, celiac, vegetarian and occasionally purée meals).
The services we offer:
- Social and recreational-Bus trips, seasonal parties in hotels and restaurants, occasional overnight stays for carers.
- Occupational- Arts and crafts, musical acts, storytellers, cookery classes, sport related games.
- Therapeutic-Music, reminiscence therapy, relaxation and armchair aerobics.
- Other services-There are also chiropodist, dementia friendly barber, a hearing clinc and hairdresser services available by appointment.