Our day care provides participants with a full day of planned activities, two-course freshly cooked lunch and refreshments throughout the day in a lively and friendly environment.

Our team use Cognitive Stimulation Therapy techniques when planning all activities.

We offer:

  • Gentle physical exercise
  • Music activity and entertainment
  • Word association
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Seasonal and themed activities such as, Christmas and Easter crafts, and Wimbledon cream tea.
  • Celebration of national events

Typical day:

  • On arrival, participants are greeted with a warm welcome; the day then starts with refreshments and catching up on everyone’s news, sharing views and experiences, along with discussions of ongoing current media and world affairs.
  • The team then offer a pre-planned activity using the Cognitive Stimulation Therapy approach.
  • A two-course lunch is prepared and cooked fresh on-site every day. All individual dietary needs can be catered for.
  • Individual who need one-to-one support, sessions are available throughout the day, booking required.

Who can attend:

Anyone that enjoys social interaction with others in an upbeat environment where there is company and activities on offer.

We accommodate private clients and have Devon County Council social care funded places available.

Opening times:  

Monday to Friday, 10.30am to 2.30pm

We also offer one-hour activity sessions to enable carers to attend appointments or shopping.

Fees:

  • Full day 10.30am to 2.30pm:  £40
  • Morning only 10.30am to 12.30pm: £25
  • Lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm:  £6

How to find us?

Westbank is located in Exminster with views overlooking the Exe Estuary. It is easily accessed by the No.2 Stagecoach service from Exeter Bus Station to Reddaway Drive. It is a short drive from Exeter, surrounding villages and the M5.

Visit us:

We encourage you to visit us to see what we have to offer; we can also offer taster sessions for some of our activities.

When booking any session, we have the option to work with you or your family member on a phased introduction.

Transport:

You will need to arrange transport to and from Westbank, Farm House Rise, Exminster. Or, if available, we may be able to arrange for a driver to bring you to and from Westbank, charge from £5.

How to book:

You can book a place at our day care sessions directly with our team, or referrals can be accepted from health care practitioners. We will arrange an initial assessment meeting to discuss what we can offer in more detail and ensure it is the right session for you or your family members needs.

For more information, to arrange a visit or taster session, or to book a place, please contact Sarah Sluman or Paula Emery on t: 01392 824752 or

e: [email protected]  

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