Day care can provide therapeutic activity, promoting health and well-being in situations where it is not possible to meet needs by other community activities.
It provides support and care for people with disabilities and for older people, helping them to live as independently as possible in their own homes within their own communities. It aims to support families who care for people thus allowing them to have a regular break from caring.
There is no charge for standard services; however there is a charge for lunch.
There are four Day Centres for older people:
Off Old Scapa Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW151BB.
The catchment area is east Orkney Mainland, including Kirkwall and the linked Southern isles.
E-mail: Kirsty Wallace
Vetquoy Road, Dounby, Orkney, KW16 2HH.
The catchment area is the west of Orkney mainland, including Stromness and west from Finstown and Orphir.
E-mail: Marina Stanger.
Pierowall Village, Westray, Orkney, KW17 2DG.
The catchment area is the island of Westray.
Email: Karen Rendall
Health Centre, Kings Road, Longhope, Orkney, KW16 3PA.
Email: Kirsty Wallace
There is one Day Centre for people aged 16 to 65 who have physical disabilities and/or sensory impairments.
33 Queen Sonja Kloss, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1FJ.
This Day Centre is for people aged 16 to 65 who have physical disabilities and / or sensory impairments.
Email: Inga Wilson