Belong Didsbury Experience Days

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Experience days are our way of inviting you to use the facilities at your nearest Belong village.

This specialist day care service offers meaningful activities and the chance to get involved in our community. From classic film screenings to poetry reading, exercise sessions to local history and crafts to flower arranging, this is a refreshing and unique alternative to conventional day care.

Dementia expertise

People with dementia are especially welcome and all Experience Day customers are invited to make use of our exercise studio (facilitated by one of our expert fitness instructors) and enjoy lunch in the bistro.

Visit the village for one of our Experience days to enjoy the benefits of our community, with a dedicated member of our team on hand to help co-ordinate your day. 

Enriching choices

Experience days offer so much more than conventional day care. We want to help you get the most out of your life. Sometimes that might mean enabling you to meet new people and take part in a range of social activities and sometimes that might mean promoting better relationships by offering respite to carers. Even if you just want a change of scenery and to take in the morning newspapers in a friendly environment, your needs will always be our top priority.

Why not treat yourself and experience life with Belong?

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Angela Luckett
Contact Position
Experience Coordinator
Telephone
0161 804 4200 0161 804 4200
E-mail
angela.luckett@belong.org.uk
Website
https://www.belong.org.uk/
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Where to go

Name
Belong Didsbury
Address
178, Palatine Road
Didsbury
Greater Manchester
Postcode
M20 2UW
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Notes

Belong Didsbury provides state-of-the-art facilities. We are an inclusive village and everyone is welcome.

Located in the heart of West Didsbury, the village centre is open to the public and provides a vibrant hub for community events, with facilities including a synagogue, function rooms, kosher bistro, hair salon, exercise studio, therapy room, library and gardens, including a roof garden.

 

Costs

Associated Cost
Yes

Availability

Referral not required
Other notes

Our vibrant community village in South Manchester boasts state-of-the-art facilities and high quality nursing and dementia care.

Since opening, it has attracted attention as an award-winning facility and is rated 'Good' by the Care Quality Commission who found it to be notably caring, well led, responsive and effective, as well as being safe and consistently compliant with best practice guidelines.

The village holds the NHS Six Steps accreditation for high quality end-of-life care and its nurse manager won the Great British Care Award for Palliative Care 2019. Its Experience Co-ordinator, who runs an extensive programme of events and activities, also won recognition as a regional finalist in the Care Home Activity Organiser category.

Located in the heart of West Didsbury, the village centre is open to the public and provides a vibrant hub for community events, with facilities including an exercise studio, hair salon, bistro serving fresh kosher food, therapy room, function rooms, library, synagogue and gardens, including a roof garden.

The complex includes independent living apartments and specialist households providing 24-hour nursing and dementia care.

Support is also available on a day basis through our ‘Day club’ which specialises in supporting people with dementia to give carers a break and includes use of village centre amenities such as the bistro and exercise studio.

For people looking for support in their own homes, we offer an award-winning home care service, Belong at Home.

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