Day Care

Our Day Care centre in Spalding is open Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 3.00pm, and offers many facilities including social activities, exercise, health and beauty services, lunch and entertainers.

Activities

We offer a range of entertaining and stimulating activities on a daily basis. These include:


Structured exercise

  • Seated exercise to music
  • Bowling
  • Skittles
  • New age kurling
  • Seated basketball
 
 
 

Mental stimulation

  • Quizzes and games
  • Discussions around newspaper headlines
  • Cards
  • Scrabble and dominoes

 

Group activities

  • Singing
  • Giant floor games such as, Connect 4, draughts and snakes and ladders

 

Health and beauty

  • Hairdressing
  • Beauty therapy
  • Chiropody
  • Spa baths
  • Clothes parties

 

Additional activities

  • Fundraising activities
  • Shopping trips
  • Outings to garden centres and restaurants

Entertainment

 Here's our current schedule of Day Centre entertainment: 
  • 22nd February - Trudie's music therapy
  • 25th February - Trudie's music therapy
  • 5th March - Velvet Souls
  • 8th March - Trudie's music therapy
  • 14th March - Trudie's music therapy
  • 20th March - Talk from Healthwatch
  • 21st March - Trudie's music therapy
  • 3rd April - Steve Carmel
  • 11th April - Trudie's music therapy
  • 15th April - Trudie's music therapy
  • 29th April - Ukulele Band
  • 8th May - Velvet Souls
  • 9th May - Ayscoughfee School Choir
  • 14th May - Trudie's music therapy
  • 23rd May - Trudie's music therapy
  • 28th May - Steve Carmel
  • 11th June   - Trudie's music therapy
  • 20th June   - Trudie's music therapy
  • 2nd July   - Trudie's music therapy
  • 9th July - U3A Choir
We will also be holding an evening of Bingo on Friday 12th April, eyes down at 7.30pm.

Day Care Services and Prices

Bathing service

People who do not attend the centre can access the bathing service by appointment with our carer.

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Transport and food

People using the services at the centre receive transport from the local surrounding area, and a hot, freshly cooked meal using local suppliers. Click here to view some sample menus. We are proud that our Food Hygiene is consistently rated as VERY GOOD by the Food Standards Agency. Click here to visit the FSA page for our Centre.

Community nurse

The community nurse visits daily for injections, dressings, blood tests, etc.

Information and advice

Staff are always available for information and advice and will signpost to another agency if necessary.

A typical day in day care

10.00am — arrive at centre
10.10am — tea, coffee and biscuits are served
10.15am — individual group games for example cards, scrabble, dominoes, Wii and craft making
12:00pm — lunch is served
1.00pm — rest time
1.30pm — group activities for example exercises, new age kurling, quizzes and singing
2.30pm — tea, coffee and cakes are served
3.00pm — leave for home

Costs

The cost of day care is £25.00 including transport or £20.00 without transport.

Some people have an assisted place with Lincolnshire County Council through a personal budget and some people are on a self referral and pay privately.

There is an extra charge for all health and beauty services. These are:

  • Chiropody £15
  • Hair wash & set £7.50