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Day care services

What the service does
How to access the service
Location of service

What the service does

Day care services support vulnerable older people to stay in their community and live as full a life as possible. We work with older people who have:

  • physical disabilities
  • sensory impairment
  • mental ill health
  • early stage dementia

We help these vulnerable older people improve their:

  • social skills
  • life skills
  • lifestyle
  • daily activities

We also help older people who are going through rehabilitation.

Day care services are provided at a number of day centres across Belfast. Day centres offer:

  • support for service users and carers
  • meaningful activities
  • personal care

Some of our day centres also offer:

  • carers’ groups
  • access to therapists

How to access the service

We accept referrals from:

  • social workers
  • community psychiatric nurses
  • care managers
  • integrated care teams

When we receive a referral, we will arrange for the older person to visit the day centre. The older person is usually accompanied by a family member, carer and/or the person who made the referral. If necessary, we will provide transport to and from the day centre.

Location of service

Belfast Trust day centres

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