Our Services

The Day Program

The Haven Day Centre through it’s day respite program provides social and mental stimulation, recreational activity, mobility maintenance and to meet others in a social structured and supervised program. It is recognised that to be able to socialise is an integral part of what The Haven Day Centre is all about.

Through its person centered service programs The Haven Day Centre aims to maintain concentration, physical fitness, coordination and socialising skills and to provide an opportunity to develop them, to stimulate the senses, to develop self esteem, to enhance independence as much as possible and most Importantly, to provide enjoyment.

The Haven Day Centre program runs between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. There are standard activities that run each day according to skills and abilities of participants.

Activities at The Haven have a strong social focus as well as an emphasis on stimulating the brain. Our programs and activities include:

  • Quizzes, Crosswords
  • Sing-a-longs
  • Poetry reading
  • Current affairs
  • Pet visits
  • Carpet bowls
  • Croquet
  • Quoits
  • Movies
  • Visiting entertainment groups
  • Cultural day celebrations
  • And much more...

(Morning Tea, Afternoon Tea and Lunch are Provided)

The Haven Day Centre plans for several outings a year. Outings may be linked to other community groups holding special events or just as a special Haven outing.

Carers Meetings

On the first Tuesday of each month between 10 am – 12 noon, The Haven Day Centre holds carers meetings. Carers meetings are a great way to:

  • Network
  • Share with others who are going through similar experiences
  • Gain information
  • Enjoy a great morning tea