Day services

Our Day Services are based in the heart of the local community and offer a great range of activities and support designed to keep people healthy and well for as long as possible. They are inclusive and open to all adults, regardless of age or disability.

Our buildings and facilities are accessible to people of all abilities, and our Day Services offer a range of community based services, and community projects.

Day Services Walking Down The Beach

Private Clients & Respite

All of our Day Services accept private clients, meaning that you do not need to be referred to our Day Services via the local authority. Services include social interaction, a range of fun and engaging activities, person centred and strength based activities, support in access to the community, meal provision, health and wellbeing.

All Tricuro day services offer daily (or in some cases part day) respite attendance to clients to enable carers to have a break during the day or to attend their own appointments, for example. This can be on a regular or ‘ad hoc’ basis, dependent on the availability at the chosen service. The clients can join in any of the activities arranged on their day or days of attendance, to meet their own wishes, needs and preferences. Support with personal care and eating and drinking can also be provided.

All our day services provide guidance, advice and signposting to carers on request. Many have their own carers groups which meet regularly, where members talk, share experiences and support each other and guest speakers are often invited to discuss topics relevant to carers.

We welcome clients who receive financial support from their local council and those who are privately funding their care and support.

Respite & Support for Carers

All Tricuro Day Services offer daily (or in some cases part day) respite attendance to clients to enable carers to have a break during the day or to attend their own appointments, for example. This can be on a regular or ‘ad hoc’ basis, dependent on the availability at the chosen service. The clients can join in any of the activities arranged on their day or days of attendance, to meet their own wishes, needs and preferences. Support with personal care and eating and drinking can also be provided.

All our Day Services provide guidance, advice and signposting to carers on request. Many have their own carers groups which meet regularly, where members talk, share experiences and support each other and guest speakers are often invited to discuss topics relevant to carers.

Types of Day Services

Connect Services

Connect Services aim to keep people active, healthy and connected to their local communities for as long as possible. They are designed for adults of all ages where they can receive support to take part in activities, learn new skills and meet new friends. Our staff also offer support with personal care and eating and drinking, to meet individual needs.

To find a Day Service near you, please visit our service directory.

Plus Services

Plus Services provide specialist services for people with learning disabilities, people with dementia or people who have support needs relating to their mental health. They offer a safe space and support people to enjoy meaningful activities, and support people to access activities and services in their local communities. Our staff also offer support with personal care and eating and drinking, to meet individual needs.

To find a Day Service near you, please visit our service directory.

Community Projects & Work Based Training

The Kitchen Project

this unique Project offers adults with learning disabilities the opportunity to be involved in the production and service of hot school lunches for King’s Park Academy in Boscombe. For almost 20 years we have worked in partnership with the school and developed a quality service, highly valued by the school and local community. With a dedicated key worker for each client, our experienced staff team provide support, training and guidance to promote independence, help people grow in confidence, and to gain new skills. Activities include:

  • Food Preparation
  • Food service
  • Kitchen Hygiene
  • Setting up the dining area
  • Working with other adults

All staff are committed to supporting diversity by ensuring all ages, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, religion, or spiritual diversities are always acknowledge and respected.

Trainees can attend up to 3 days per week and are expected to participate fully in a skills based training program.

The Kitchen Project team can be contacted on 01202 727963.


The Allotment Project

These ‘12 month’ projects started in January 2022 and offer the following opportunities:

  • Supportive & safe environment for those participating
  • An opportunity to find your passions and set your own goals for the growing seasons
  • Supported learning with personalised projects, aims and outcomes
  • 12-month placements (reviewed annually with your keyworker)
  • Be part of a team to grow flowers, fruit or vegetables
  • Evidence your progress and plans
  • Easy to access location via public transport
  • Promote good physical and mental health and nurture wellbeing
  • The project is supported by ‘Boscombe Connect Day Opportunities’

Please contact us for any information on this wonderfully inclusive and exciting project.

For an informal visit please call 01202 228500 or contact the project lead on donna.courtis@tricuro.co.uk


Oh Crumbs Cafe

Based in Bridport, Tricuro’s Oh Crumbs Café provides clients with an appetising two-course meal each day. The café provides catering training opportunities for clients. The service support volunteers to learn new skills, grow their confidence and intergrate with their local communities.


The Green Shed

Based in Sherborne, the Green Shed offers wood and craft work, along with gardening activities, to adults with dementia, memory problems and learning disabilities. Work, companionship and support underpin this successful community project, and the atmosphere at The Green Shed has developed into a place where people feel instantly at home and included.


Supported Employment – COAST

COAST supports Poole residents who have ill health or a disability to gain and/or sustain work. This work may be paid work, including supported permitted work under 16 hours per week; job trials; work experience or voluntary work.

The service seeks to improve lives and build people’s independence by supporting them to gain confidence; improve their sense of general wellbeing, sense of self-worth and their status through becoming a valued volunteer or employee.

To contact our COAST team, please call 01202 797841, or email poole.coast@tricuro.co.uk

Get in touch!

If you are interested in our Day Services, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our service directory to find services near you.

Day service news

22nd July 2022

Christchurch Connect Workshop

Inspiring news from the Workshop at Christchurch Connect.

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16th May 2022

COAST get to grips with Beryl Bikes

C.O.A.S.T recently met up with Phil, Community Engagement Officer at Beryl Bikes, who kindly showed us how to access the bikes independently.

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10th May 2022

Poole Plus Community Service – Weekend Respite Care

Tricuro’s Poole Plus Community Day Service has recently opened on a Saturday to offer weekend respite for carers.

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07th July 2021

New Partnership With Dorset & Wiltshire Fire And Rescue Service

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service has entered into a new partnership with Tricuro, which provides care support for Dorset Council and BCP Council, to reach more vulnerable people with potentially life-saving fire safety advice.

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15th March 2022

Tricuro moves forward with BCP Council

You may have heard in the news that Dorset Council has decided that it no longer wishes to commission services from Tricuro, instead, preferring to set up its own company.

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