Day Care Centres

Nethercross Day Care Centre
Nethercross Day Care Centre is located at Tolka Valley Finglas in a housing estate designed by Respond! Nethercross was officially opened on 6th October 2006 and provides a lively social haven for people from the local community.

The participants enjoy a happy environment and receive breakfast and lunch each day.  The Centre provides chiropody, optician, hairdressing services etc. Each day the participants take part in morning and afternoon activities such as bingo, arts and crafts, musical entertainment, games to name but a few.  Full day outing take place every other month with afternoon outings taking place on a regular basis.

Nethercross Day Care Centre estate location details here

St Francis Gardens Day Centre, Blackpool, Cork City
In July 2006 Respond! officially opened St Francis Gardens  Complex .  The Day Care Centre is situated on the 5th floor, over-looking the north side of Cork City and is open 9am to 5pm, five days per week.  Facilities include a canteen, day room, activities room and assisted bathing area.  Podiatry, physiotherapy and a dietician are also available through our links with the HSE.

St Francis Day Care Centre cater for people from within the complex and the wider Blackpool community and surrounding areas and warmly welcome all over 65’s. Staff includes Nurse Co-Ordinator, Care Assistants, & a part time Chef.    We are part of the team working with PHNs and GP’s in Blackpool.

People who attend are provided with a hot three course meal, tea/coffee and a scone or cake on arrival and departure. Programmes vary from week to week, activities include: exercises, bingo, cards, sing a long, quiz and lots of chats. Other activities include a summer outing, BBQ held for residents in St Francis Gardens in August and a Christmas party at a local hotel. Music song, dance and great food are enjoyed by all.
Call Ann /Mary to find out more about our wonderful facilities 051 840287

Blackpool Day Care Centre estate location details here

La Verna Day Care Centre, Baldoyle.
La Verna Day Care Centre is located in a small Respond! residential estate in the heart of Baldoyle, Dublin 13 and has worked together with the HSE since 2006.

La Verna provide nursing and social care to over one hundred people from the surrounding area of North County Dublin every week . We have a dedicated dementia care service providing specialist respite day care. La Verna provides meals to attendees and to residents which allows for many older people to live independently.

The Centre also provides allied health services including dressing clinic and PHN, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, counselling and mental health nurse specialist services. Participants  are encouraged to continue to live as independently as long as possible in the community with the Centre providing personal hygiene and health monitoring, education and multidisciplinary support whilst encouraging social interaction and activities in a safe, nurse-led care environment. Currently the centre is staffed by a Clinical Nurse Manager, two Healthcare Assistants and a Catering Assistant.

La Verna Day Care Centre estate location details here

Westlands Community Centre, Wexford
Westlands Community Centre is open in the Respond! designed estate since 1994. The Centre opens daily Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 4.30pm.  The Centre provide lunch from 12.00 to 1.00pm with tea and coffee available all day. Go for life Group activities available every Wednesday at 2.30pm until around 4 pm  with games,  gentle exercises and the all important cup of tea and chat. Pongo  every Tuesday night  from 8.00pm to 10.00pm. This busy Centre also has a Book Swap ‘library’ in place where older people with mobility issues can take-a-book and leave-a-book. Everyone from the estate and the surrounding areas are made feel welcome by the friendly staff.

Westlands Community Centre estates location details here