Living Well Guide Dementia - Page 24

are you a carer? GENESIS CARE (NORTH WEST) LTD. We provide day time support and respite care for older people and their carers. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday. We are based in The School Rooms, Chorley Methodist Church (formerly Trinity Church), Gillibrand Walks, Chorley PR7 2HF The cost for the day, including lunch is £20. Transport is not included; Community Transport (Dial a Ride) may be able to help. Contacts – Manager Lorna Bowling 07845969442 Asst Manager Pat Albrow 07715809236 Genesis Care aim to provide person centred care within a homely environment, focusing on strategies for maintaining life skills, building self- confidence and self -esteem. We offer a wide range of activities and therapies designed to stimulate and motivate. These activities include chair based T’ai Chi and exercises to music, arts and crafts, reminiscence, quizzes, discussion groups and Pause for Thought. We have a dedicated, skilled staff team who have vast experience of working with older people with disabilities including dementia and Parkinsons. We have 2 large rooms. The lounge has group seating with comfortable easy chairs. The spacious dining room is also used for craft and exercise sessions. There are disabled access and toilet facilities. We hold a drop in café on alternate Wednesdays offering information and a chance for carers and the people they care for to socialise. Reasonably priced sandwiches and cake are available. We also hold a Carers support and friendship group on the 3rd Tuesday of every month offering a chance for carers to relax, chat, drink tea and eat cake. This is free to any carer whether the person attends Genesis or not.