Miranda Barry Day Centre

What does it do?

Miranda Barry is a day centre for elderly people with a number of needs, situated in Chelsea on Fulham road, close to Chelsea and Westminster hospital. The centre aims to provide support to enable older people to stay living at home for as long as possible. Activities at the centre aim to encourage mobility and independence, and there are services and activities specifically designed for people with dementia.

What does the day centre offer?

The centre is a friendly and welcoming place, providing support and company. It is designed to be flexible and give people choice as to how they would like to spend their time. Staff provide:
  • an individual support plan to help you get the most out of the centre in a way that is right for you.
  • support and advice about other services you might need
  • one- to-one working with staff
  • three course lunch service that caters for all dietary needs
  • help with personal care
  • daily essentials such as shopping for small items
  • larger shopping trips
  • support to get to local medical appointments
  • help with letters and making phone calls
  • fun and interesting activities

What kinds of activities are there?

There are monthly meetings of all the people who attend the day centre where they decide what events and activities they would like and discuss any changes to the day centre. Everything is decided in consultation with the people who use the day centre. The manager’s door is always open if anyone has any problems or anything they would like to discuss.

Some recent activities include:
  • exercise groups
  • quizzes manicure and nailcare
  • tea parties
  • outings
  • arts and crafts
  • regular visits from Opera Holland Park
  • gardening
  • discussion groups
  • music events and sing-alongs
  • reminiscence groups
  • hairdressing
  • festival events and awareness days
  • table games


Meals are provided by Care UK and are cooked from fresh ingredients on the premises.

Who it is for?

for elderly people with a number of needs

Where it is available?

Local service (Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea).

How to access or apply for it:

Contact Health & Social Care as above

Additional information:

The centre is based in a modern building next to the Chelsea and Westminster hospital and Ellesmere Court. It is based on the Fulham road with excellent transport links by bus to the rest of the borough. There is a small supermarket nearby as well as cafes and restaurants such as the Chelsea Kitchen (where we sometimes go for lunch).


Info last updated:

The Town Hall, Hornton Street, W8 7NX, London, W8 7NX