Older people Day Centres

Our Older People Day Centres offer specialist, person-centred support, and a range of tailored activities which are focused on maintaining independence, engaging with the local community and social interaction.

Older man sitting in wheelchair in a field, laughing with a young male carer who is holding the older man's shoulders and crouching down next to him.

Whether you require some respite with a short break from your caring duties, or your loved one requires 1:1 support, together we can build a support plan to meet your needs.

How we can support you

We support customers who have additional needs that come as a result of decreased mobility, or who are living with conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Parkinson’s.

Our network of Day Centres provide a flexible programme of both on-site and community-based activities we aim to support you to maintain choice, control and independence.

We can provide the following:

  • Specialist support for people living with a range of conditions, including Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
  • Access to our highly qualified in-house clinical team.
  • Opportunities to join local community groups, activities, and initiatives.
  • Private transport.
  • Flexible hours to suit you.
  • Guidance and support to continue with everyday activities, enabling your loved one to stay at home longer.
  • Interactive activities, using innovative technology and sensory equipment.
  • Gold Standard Dementia Environment Accredited.

Support at home

Many of our customers enjoy the social interaction of meeting at our centres or in the community, but where that isn’t practical, we can also offer support in your home. We can help with activities such as shopping or health appointments, or just provide companionship whilst a carer takes some well earned respite.


Prices will depend on the length your session(s) and the level of support needed. As an example a full day with one of our services would typically start at around £62.

Barry and Julie's Story

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Married for over 50 years, Barry and Julie were devastated when Julie was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2020. Barry and Julie, who live close to ECL Loughton – Jessopp Court Day Centre popped in for a visit and immediately felt at home.

Barry and Julie's Story

Barry and Julie's Story

Married for over 50 years, Barry and Julie were devastated when Julie was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2020. They popped into nearby ECL Loughton – Jessops Court Day Centre for a visit and immediately felt at home.

  • Published: 20th September 2023
Carmen's story

Carmen's story

Carmen, who's in her 80's, has reduced mobility due to a car accident. She lives with her son, who works full time so has been attending Marylands for the last two years and is happier than ever

  • Published: 10th August 2023

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