Day services for older people

Day services for older people

Our day centres have:

  • fully trained staff
  • knowledge and understanding in managing physical and learning disability
  • opportunities to take part in a wide range of activities
  • facilities that enable a range of personal care to be offered i.e. hairdressing, bathing, etc.
  • the opportunity for carers to have a break
  • a place to maintain your skills
  • a safe, protective environment where you can be supported in regaining confidence

There is eligibility criteria and an assessment will be required to use this service.

Transport may be provided to get you to the day centres.

You may have to pay towards the cost of attending the day centres, but this will depend on your financial circumstances.

There is also a small charge for meals.

Please contact our customer service centre on 0300 300 8303 for further information.

Our day centres

We have five day centres for older people:

Ampthill Day Centre

Houghton Close
Ampthill
Bedford
MK45 2TG

Telephone: 0300 300 8180

Our Ampthill day centre offers:

  • cooked meals, along with a selection of drinks and snacks
  • entertainment and events
  • a range of activities such as bingo, quizzes and chair exercise
  • arts and crafts
  • Alzheimer's Society drop-in services
  • a laundry service (for a small charge)
  • hairdressing services on-site
  • showering facilities
  • accessible garden area

Leighton Buzzard Day Centre

Duncombe Drive
Leighton Buzzard
LU7 1SD

Telephone: 0300 300 8330

Our Leighton Buzzard day centre offers:

  • cooked meals, along with a selection of drinks and snacks
  • entertainment and events
  • a range of activities such as bingo, quizzes and chair exercise
  • arts and crafts
  • Alzheimer's Society drop-in services
  • a laundry service (for a small charge)
  • hairdressing services on-site
  • showering facilities
  • accessible garden area

Biggleswade Day Centre

Mead End
Biggleswade
Bedfordshire
SG18 8JU

Telephone: 0300 300 8298

Out Biggleswade day centre offers:

  • cooked meals, along with a selection of drinks and snacks
  • entertainment and events
  • a range of activities such as bingo, quizzes and chair exercise
  • arts and crafts
  • Alzheimer's Society drop-in services
  • a laundry service (for a small charge)
  • hairdressing services on-site
  • showering facilities
  • accessible garden area

Houghton Regis Day Centre

12 Parkside Drive
Dunstable
LU5 5QN

Telephone: 0300 300 8283
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Our Houghton Regis day centre offers:

  • cooked meals, along with a selection of drinks and snacks
  • entertainment and events
  • a range of activities such as bingo, quizzes and chair exercise
  • arts and crafts
  • Alzheimer's Society drop-in services
  • a laundry service (for a small charge)
  • hairdressing services on-site
  • showering facilities
  • accessible garden area

Priory View day opportunities

Church Street
Dunstable
LU5 4HP

Telephone: 0300 300 8165

Priory View offers:

  • small unit that supports a maximum of 6 people per day
  • support for people with dementia
  • activities, including board games, chair exercise, seated bowls and singing
  • access to the on-site restaurant for meals
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