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day centre

A facility in the UK run by social services, a healthcare organisation or a voluntary organisation, which provides care, mental stimulation and activities for individuals who need support during the day, and which also provides respite for the individual’s carer(s).
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Councillor Mike Forey, Rhondda Cynon Taf cabinet member for adult social services, recently visited the day centre users to see how the technology was benefiting them.
A massive thanks to all the Wirral Mencap staff and the two local day centres for all their efforts in helping people with disabilities to be able to achieve their goals.
Mary Rogers (left), Carers Trust volunteer with day centre client Jasmine Kirui and Kate Lamb, FTPE com-|munity and business improvement manager CHRISROGERSPHOTOGRAPHY
Vikki Thompson, business manager at Lynemouth Day Centre, said: "Many of our clients are elderly or have dementia and physical disabilities so they rely on us not just for the services we offer but also for transport between home and day centre.
I've visited Adamsdown Day Centre which provides a wonderful facility and service and really deserves to win.
Although the day centre is moving to Gilbert Richards, (shame on the person who decided to take elderly vulnerable people on a minibus across the city), Risen Christ church would very much like to continue with a luncheon club and is looking into the viability of such a venture.
The Shiremoor Day Centre is one of four centres in the North East run by leading first aid charity St John Ambulance.
Chief executive of Clevearc Gayle Tweed said: "The day centre at Guisborough offers people a chance to get out and about, meet others and have a hot meal.
Those day centres are the one place people with learning disabilities have where they are able just to be with friends - and in their own community.
Save Park Avenue Day Centre (SPADC) Action Group was set up to oppose Ceredigion County Council's plan to demolish the centre in Aberystwyth to make way for more shops.
The son of a pensioner fears she will be left without day centre care in Solihull following a huge hike in fees.
The Grange Day Centre in Shropshire is a place where physically disabled adults can get physiotherapy, learn life skills and socialise.