The Wednesday Club provides day care for up to eight people with mild to moderate dementia. The Club is supported by a Co-ordinator, a Care Assistant and a team of dedicated local volunteers.
The Club offers a range of activities geared towards the needs, abilities and preferences of its members, and include gentle exercise, community singing, quizzes, craftwork, discussion, reminiscence and outings.
A two course hot lunch and refreshments are provided, with a small charge being made to help cover costs.
Transport to and from the venue is provided.
The Wednesday Club is organised and run by Oxgangs Care who are a locally based voluntary organisation and a charitable company limited by guarantee. They provide direct help and support through a range of services to isolated, vulnerable and disadvantaged people living in Oxgangs and surrounding areas. It is governed by a Board of Directors made up of local residents and service users.
Contact: Anne Weir, Co-ordinator, on 0131 441 5099