Caritas Christi Day Centre

What is the Day Centre?

The Caritas Christ Day Centre offers a relaxed day of companionship for elderly people who are frail or isolated within the community. Set in the beautiful surroundings in Kew and staffed by skilled, multi-lingual professionals, programs are developed continually to meet changing needs based on clients abilities, interests and culture. Wellbeing, independence and enjoyment are encouraged through social activities.
 
The Day Centre operates from 9am to 2pm, Tuesday to Friday. A minimal fee is charged for attendance which includes transportation, meals and all activities.
 

Activities

The Caritas Christi Day Centre offers a range of activities for clients, including:

  • Lunch, morning and afternoon tea 
  • Stimulating discussion, activities and projects 
  • Gentle exercise to maintain mobility 
  • Availability of religious services, including Communion 
  • Special programs for elderly Italian speaking clients (Tuesdays and Thursdays) 
  • Transport to and from Caritas Christi Hospice 

Referrals

Health professionals, family, friends and patients are welcome to phone the Day Centre Coorindator on (03) 9231 5000 to make an enquiry about the program. The referral tool for health professionals is the SCTT which is available here