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WESTGATE DAYCARE SERVICE

 

Westgate Foundation runs a Day-care service for all in Ballincollig and its surrounds.  It offers a diverse programme of activities and events, ranging from visiting musicians and dance groups, arts and crafts, knitting and Bingo, gentle chair-based exercise including “laughter with Yoga”, seasonal gardening projects and the SONAS program; a therapeutic activity for people with dementia, focusing on sensory stimulation.

 

 

  • Communication is essential in everyday living for people
  • People need a sense of belonging, and a sense of worth
  • People need warmth and safety
  • Personal needs
  • Social needs i.e. interactive communication, art appreciation, and participation in various games, songs, quizzes and activities.
  • Stimulate memory with repetitive programs thereby assisting recall.
  • Encourage gentle exercise and walks to maintain mobility and independence and a positive health attitude.
  • Alleviate loneliness and anxiety

 

 

Excellence in Community Services for our older people

Westgate Foundation,

Ballincollig,

Tel: 021 487 3648

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