"Carers are happy to change activities to suit what we want to do"

About: Auchinleck Community and Resource Centre

(as a service user),

I really love coming to the day centre. The girls are that nice, they would do anything for you. I look forward to coming. I’ve never had to complain because everything is good

I wouldn’t change anything, there are plenty of things to do and the day flies by.

I’ve liked coming here from the first day 7 years ago. I’ve got to be really ill to stop me from coming. It takes me out of the house. The only other time I’m out is if my son takes me somewhere in my wheelchair.

The meals are lovely too, in fact sometimes you get too much food.

The carers are happy to change around activities depending on what people want to do that day. They also help with filling out forms if you’re confused.

They read the morning paper out – this keeps us up to date.

It took a while to get used to the new building but I like it now. You choose what room to go in to and there are different activities in each room.

I don’t know what I’d do without the day centre, it would be a long week for me.

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Responses

Response from Marie Gavienas, Team Manager (Social Care Services), Community Care - South Locality, East Ayrshire Health & Social Care Partnership

Dear EA1

Thank you very much for the lovely comments you gave about your experience using Auchinleck Day Centre. I'm pleased to note you enjoy your time there and that there is lots of different activities on offer especially catching up on all the news.

I'm glad you enjoy the meal and it is a healthy portion.

I'm very pleased to hear that the staff are nice and would do anything to help you enjoy your day. I will ensure to pass your comments onto the staff within the day centre.

Yours sincerely, Marie

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