Avondale Day Centre, in partnership with the South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust, is designed to meet the personal, social and emotional needs of older people who have a Learning Disability, whilst at the same time providing much needed respite for their carers. There are 20 places per day Monday – Friday.
The service is free to those who meet the criteria. However, there is a small charge of £1.25 per day, which covers the cost of meals and refreshments. Payment can be made daily/weekly/monthly in agreement with you and the Day Centre Manager.
A visit to the Centre prior to accepting an offer a placement can be facilitated by a member of the Day Care team.
The Day Centre operates Monday – Friday. A full range of services and social activities are available. These include: -
Transport to and from the centre
if identified as required
Midday meal and refreshments
Reminiscence therapy / Crafts
/ Indoor and outdoor games
Day trips and outings