Highly qualified staff, with all Care and Activity Officers trained to NVQ level 3 (Promoting Independence).
Keyworkers are assigned to individuals attending the day centre, to ensure that your needs are being met.
We offer a sandwich delivery service at lunchtime. Customers are welcome to bring their own packed lunch
or a microwave meal.
We do offer transport, but capacity is limited. We can discuss transport needs with you, when you contact
A programme of regular activities is available both within the day centre itself, and the local community.
We welcome new ideas, and our current activities include:
Arts and Crafts
Pottery (Westmead has an on-site kiln)
Gardening and visits to garden centres
Games and quizzes
Sport and leisure opportunities
Employment and volunteering groups
Visits to art galleries and museums
We also have a dedicated computer suite (with an additional room for privacy).
Available software includes:
REACT Interactive Speech and Language Therapy Programme
Dragon Naturally Speaking to help people who have difficulty using a mouse or keyboard.
The services you receive and the activities that you take part in will take into account your social,
religious and cultural needs.
If you are not able to manage a full day, morning or afternoon sessions are available.
Read about James; a user of Westmead.
Westmead is open between 9am and 4pm, Mondays to Thursdays; and between 9am and 3pm on
Fridays. We are closed on bank holidays and at weekends.
For further information about Westmead, please contact the manager, David Brown, at:
Westmead Day Centre
RancescLane Wokingham Berkshire RG40 2LH
Tel: (0118) 989 4032