Day Centres

What does it do?

Principal services include:
  • Day care
  • Dominoes
  • Internet cafe
  • Board games
  • Luncheon club
  • Meals on wheels
  • Community outreach
  • Transport
  • Arts & crafts
  • Health education promotion
  • Advocacy
  • information service
The ACCG provides an advocacy service to users and their carers who are members of the African Caribbean Care Group, by empowering them to express their views, wishes and choices. The Advocacy Worker will ensure that clients are able to remain as involved as possible in all decisions which affect their lives.

Principal support

  • Facilitating the development of an advocacy service for older black people who are members of the African Caribbean Care Group or those who are referred to the service.
  • Consulting with users and carers to identify needs and designing strategies to meet those needs.
  • Undertaking as appropriate advocacy on behalf of users who are unable to self advocate.
  • Facilitating empowerment group activity
  • Developing advocacy awareness through educational activity and publicity.
  • Empowering users and carers through education and training activities.
  • Establishing regular surgeries where users can consult over their needs.

Who it is for?

Our client group is elderly people of African Caribbean descent living in Central/South Manchester and Trafford.

Where it is available?

Local service (Manchester, Trafford).

How to access or apply for it:

Claremont Resource Centre
Rolls Crescent
Hulme
Manchester
M15 5FS
Services at Claremont are Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10:00am - 3:30pm

Isabel Bailie Lodge
Whitchurch Drive
Old
Trafford
Manchester
M16 9BA
Services at Isabel Bailie Lodge are Monday & Wednesday 10:00am - 3:30pm

Contact us as above

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Info last updated:

01/08/2011