Hounslow Council

Day care centres for older people

Day centres offer older people a range of activities, helping them to continue to live in their own home or with their family or carer.

Our day centres provide a welcoming, comfortable and safe environment.

We offer practical and therapeutic support and the opportunity for you to:

  • enjoy the variety of activities provided;

  • develop and practice your skills;

  • find out about the things you can and cannot manage; and

  • get access to a variety of health and care services.

Hounslow has two day centres:

  • Heston day care centre

  • Roshni day care centre

The day centres are accessible by all and have their own grounds, with a garden or patio. Toilet and bathroom facilities are available , which are fully accessible for people with disabilities.

The centres also provide a choice of lunches and have tea making facilities.

Centre activities include:

  • speakers and theme days

  • knitting and sewing

  • exercise and relaxation classes

  • video shows

  • cookery

  • painting sessions

  • crosswords, chess and dominoes

  • visits from the mobile library

  • gardening

  • internet.

Other support at the centre

We can make arrangements for users to see a wide range of other professionals including:

  • the district nurse

  • the doctor

  • your social worker

  • the chiropodist and optician

  • the community psychiatric nurse; and

Do I have to pay?

We have to charge for the day care service we offer. The charge is based on your individual circumstances. There is also a fixed charge for lunch. Please see paying for social care services link.

How to apply

If you feel that you, a relative or a friend, might like to attend a centre, visit our adult access team webpage, link available under related pages for more information. A social worker will visit you to assess your needs and help identify the desired outcomes. Places are decided according to individual circumstances.

Further information

To find out more, visit our accessing adult social care services web page, available on this page under related links.

Email: adultsocialcare@hounslow.gov.uk

Tel: 020 8583 3100
Fax: 020 8583 3187