ECL Colchester - Marylands Day Centre

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Tel: 03330 135 438

Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 16:00

Sat - Sun: Closed

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Hello. We're a Day Centre who support older people by providing them opportunities to socialise and make new friends. You'll have a chance to be involved in stimulating activities within a small friendly environment in stimulating activities within a small friendly environment run by a highly experienced team of carers.

Activities we offer

Active Support

Active Support

Arts & crafts

Arts & crafts

Baking

Baking

Bingo

Bingo

Board games

Board games

Boccia

Boccia

Bowling

Bowling

Card games

Card games

Cooking

Cooking

Customer forum

Customer forum

Gardening

Gardening

Hair & beauty

Hair & beauty

Indoor sports

Indoor sports

Knitting

Knitting

Learning & development

Learning & development

Life skills

Life skills

Lunches out

Lunches out

Movies

Movies

Music & movement

Music & movement

Pool

Pool

Quiz

Quiz

Reminiscing

Reminiscing

Seated exercise

Seated exercise

Shopping

Shopping

Singing

Singing

Socialisation

Socialisation

Tech savvy sessions

Tech savvy sessions

Visit places of interest

Visit places of interest

Wellbeing

Wellbeing

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About us

ECL Colchester is s a forward thinking Day Centre for older people with a range of support needs for people with mental health issues, Alzheimer's and individuals living with Dementia.

We provide person centred support to older people with a range of health care needs including dementia. The focus is on having fun, trying new activities and maintaining independence.

Customers are able to visit the local community on a weekly basis including the beauty spots of the surrounding area using our own transport which can be also booked to access the service daily.

How Does The Service Work?

With support tailored to each individual, we offer a wide range of activities and care that encourage choice and independence.

Activities include floor games, movement to music and themed cinema weeks as well as quizzes, table and board games, reminiscing with friends and discussions about current affairs.

We offer a variety of art and craft activities including making cards, artwork and themed decorations to display at the centre throughout the year. Our activities encourage stimulation for cognitive, physical and emotional support.

Our facilities are accessibility friendly which means we can cater for any requirements you may have. Activities at our Day Centre are focused on maintaining independence and improving wellbeing.

Our Approach To Your Care

Activities at our Day Centre are focused on maintaining independence and improving wellbeing.

We provide the opportunity to take part in a wide range of enjoyable and stimulating social activities; both onsite and out amongst the local community. We recognise that carers need support too.

Our services are tailored to the needs of carers as well as our customers because we know that time away from each other is important.

Our highly skilled staff create a warm, happy and positive atmosphere and are specialists in supporting older people with learning disabilities, sensory impairments, Dementia and Alzheimer's.

Pricing

Prices will depend on the length of your session(s) and the level of support you need. As an example a full day with one of our services would typically start at around £58. Please note that you will be assessed on the levels of support you need.

Find us

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43 Shrub End Road
Colchester
Essex
CO3 3UE

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Café
  • Disabled access
  • Garden
  • WiFi

Case Studies

Phil

Phil

Phil and his wife Linda went through a difficult time after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, and they were concerned about the effect his condition would have on their quality of life.

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