Day Services for Older People

Day Services for Older People

Day services are provided at the Hillend Centre.

The Centre is designed to meet the needs of vulnerable older people by bringing them together in a relaxed setting which also offers support to carers by providing respite during the day.

The service provides personalised care and assistance with maintaining and developing new skills.
A wide range of activities, outings and links with other community services are provided, some of these include.

  • Games & Social Activiites
  • Fitness & Wellbeing
  • Computer Skills
  • Theme Days
  • Hairdressing & Beauty
  • Musical entertainment & live bands
  • Theatre Trips and Excursions

We are always open to any new ideas or suggestions.

Refreshments are provided throughout the day with a two course lunch provided.
Transport to and from service users homes to the day centre is provided with an escort.

The Centre allows the opportunity for joint working across a range of services. District Nursing and Podiatry services are also provided within Hillend Centre.

If you are assessed as requiring day services Self Directed Support (SDS) gives you the choice of four options to help you organise your support. SDS is about helping people who need support to have as much choice and control as possible over how their support is planned and provided.

The service is registered by the Care Inspectorate to provide day services for adults.

Small Group Day Service

Hillend Centre is the organisational base for this service which is provided over six days with groups meeting both during the day and in the evenings. There are currently various groups meeting weekly across Inverclyde who provide support to service users.

The Small Group Day service is provided to older people who require less intensive support and also offers an opportunity for service users to meet in a smaller numbers within their local community and enjoy social interaction. This can reduce the risk of isolation and is also designed to assist carers by providing respite during the day. The service provides personalised care and assistance with maintaining and developing new skills.

A wide range of activities, outings and links with other community services are provided. Refreshments are provided at each group session depending on the group vencue and duration of group.

Transport to and from service users homes to the venue is provided with an escort where assessed as required.

To access this service you will require an assessment of need, you should contact Inverclyde Assist First.

Page last updated: 22 May 2015