We aim to provide day care, support, mental and physical activities, and companionship for older people who would otherwise be socially isolated and lonely. Loneliness is a problem for many older people and our service helps people to remain at home as part of their own community, it can also provide respite.
We also aim to support family carers - mainly through the service we provide for older people.
Day Care is specifically for older people living with in the local area and out with, we give support through stimulating, social interaction and reduce isolation. We provide nutritious meals, Friendship, activities and transport if you are in the local area. This service is run Monday to Friday 10am till 3.00pm with up to 20 members per day, there is a charge for this service as well.
Dementia Café is a service we provide is relaxed, informal meeting place where you can come along with friend/member; join in activities, hear visiting speakers or simply enjoy some social time and an option of a light lunch. This service is run on a Monday and Thursday only, 11.00am to 1.30pm
K.I.T Club is a service for people over 65 and over. We have a relaxed atmosphere where we enjoy some activities of your choice. This could be to potter in the garden a game of pool or just have a wee chin-wag and cuppa meeting some friends. This service is run on a Tuesday and Friday, its held over two sessions first one starts at 10.00am to 12.30 & second session is from 1.15pm to 3.45pm, this service has a charge of £3.00Outreach is a service designed for individuals who may not be able to attend for full day care but, would benefit from additional support at home. A staff member visits individuals at home providing support to attend pre-arranged appointment, engage in social activities and generally reduce social isolation. Staff are not permitted to complete personal care during visits and there is a small charge of £5 per visit for this service.
The Organisation opened back in 1986, Fife Council has continued to part-fund the organisation. The Centre retains its voluntary status and is a registered charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee. The Board of Management comprises local people and Health & Social care professionals with an interest in older people.
In July 2002, after several years of fundraising, we moved into the Centre which is a purpose-built day centre in Dunfermline. Funding for the new building was raised from the Lottery's Community Fund, and various other charitable trusts.
The Manager is Isa Beveridge, Assistant Manager Kirsty Rowan, with a further 10 members of staff and Volunteers.
Abbeyview Day Centre is a purpose-built day centre in Dunfermline (see map).