Swanage Connect is a small service based just a 5-minute walk from the town centre. It is in a spacious one level building and has a sensory garden, a vegetable and herb garden and an accessible shed.
Facilities, activities and services offered
The service provides a variety of activities to meet the needs of its clients, with a person-centred approach. These include: baking; arts and crafts; art lessons; book clubs; bingo; live music and entertainment; a memory group, a gentleman’s club and independent living skills. Daily exercises are built into the activity programme and there are regular pamper sessions. Outings are organised to local venues and across Dorset. A nail cutting service is provided.
Support to carers
The team provide a support network for carers, offering guidance and advice. Carers coffee mornings are held throughout the year. The service offers daily respite attendance to support carers.
Swanage Connect is open 9.30 am to 4.30 pm on Monday to Friday. It is closed at weekends and bank holidays.
Various sized rooms are available to hire, including the training kitchen. Charges and further information are available on request.