A Social Club supporting the frail aged and those living with dementia
Watergum Social Club provides an inclusive environment where older people, including people living with dementia can take a break from their home environment, connect with their community and spend a day socialising.
The Social Club also allows family members and friends to take a break and enjoy some time out from their caring roles.
What can you expect from our Social Club?
For those attending the club, there are plenty of activities to enjoy, in a safe and supportive environment. Our activities are tailored to suit each individual. These include, but are not limited to games, outdoor activities, reading, painting, reminiscing or just relaxing. Nutritious meals are served throughout the day.
How can I access the service?
The service is available to people living with dementia in the Mona Vale area. If you are a primary carer enquiring around costs, eligibility and availability, you can directly contact the Social Club Manager
What is a social club?
HammondCare's social clubs provide a social environment where older people, or people living with dementia can take a regular break from their home environment and spend a day socialising with other people from their local community. Our trained and experienced social club team allows carers to take time to look after themselves.
What are the benefits of Social Clubs?
Clients benefit by engaging in enjoyable activities in a caring and friendly environment. Meeting new people and experiencing activities outside of the home can be refreshing and uplifting. Activities can include - but are not limited to - socialising with peers, meeting new people, going on bus outings, gardening, exercise sessions, board games, reading, crafts and helping in the kitchen.
What does a typical day at a Social Club look like?
Clients arrive from 09:30am, and the day is tailored depending on the interests of the group. This can look like sharing morning tea and having a catch-up. Exercise sessions and social activities are on offer and meals are included. Home-cooked and nutritious meals are prepared fresh on the day and cooked on site, with the help of our clients if they wish to participate.
What support is available through Social Clubs?
Social Clubs provide weekly visits for clients, respite for clients and carers, information regarding other services and how to access them, as well as pastoral care servic