Indian Senior Citizens Centre

Resource centre for members of Indian Community in Manchester

What does it do?

Our main aim is to provide culturally sensitive day resource services for the eldery Indian community. We offer a large range of activities at our centre that offer edcuational, fitness, social and above all fun events for all.

Some of our activities
  • Transport to and from the centre provided by our minibuses.
  • Entertainment through TV, Video, Radio and live performances by members
  • Exercise sessions everyday.
  • Prayer daily for 10 minutes.
  • Luncheon Club, nutritious vegetarian meals freshly cooked at the centre.
  • English Language classes twice weekly.
  • Library facilities - English, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu etc.
  • Physiotherapy twice weekly.
  • Arts and handicrafts classes twice weekly.
  • Chiropody once a week
  • Medical talks every Thursday by medical specialists and paramedics on illness in older people, diet, nutrition and healthy living.
  • Screening clinics twice weekly on blood pressure, blood sugar, chest diseases, heart diseases etc
  • Exercise in Gymnasium - treadmill, exercise bikes daily
  • Information, advice through a Link Worker every Thursday.
  • Independent Advocacy daily by Advocacy Co-ordinator in centre, home, hospitals, during discharge, residential homes.
  • Yoga, meditation twice weekly.
  • Respite care, leisure and trips for carers
  • Monthly coach trips to places of interest outside of Manchester
  • Weekly general meeting of users
  • Subcommittees for different activities - convenor of each subcommittee is a member of management committee
  • Regular fund raising activities
  • Management committee meeting 1st Monday of each month
  • Quarterly monitoring questionnaires
  • Quarterly newsletters
  • Networking with neighbouring organisations by outreach worker
  • UK Online free computer training - open to all communities - one co-ordinator and two tutors
  • Quarterly monitoring by all social services departments

Who it is for?

for Indian elders

Where it is available?

Local service (Manchester).

How to access or apply for it:

contact us as above

Classification(s):

Info last updated:

23/02/2017
Provider
16/18 Whalley Road, Whalley Range, Manchester, M16 8AB