Harbour Rise Day Care is a combination of care and activities designed to meet the individual needs and demands required to help people retain their independence and dignity in the community. We have been providing Day Care for over twenty years.
We have two dedicated care staff who look after our day care residents. They typically arrive at our day care centre between 10am and leave at 4pm.
Our placements come from Social Services and also privately. We pride ourselves on our flexibility. If you would like to know more please do call us on our office number, and we will be able to discuss it all with you further, and arrange a time for you to come in and view our facilities.
Transport is provided
We can provide transport using our two dedicated mini buses. We have wonderful caring drivers to assist us with transportation. However many families like to make their own arrangements. We are happy to help wherever we can and pride ourselves on our flexibility.
The Day Care Centre provides a local and accessible service, giving
you a day to look forward to and the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence which will enhance the quality of your
Harbour Rise is situated approximately 150 yards from Paignton harbour and from the comfortable lounges you can look out over the bay towards Torquay and Thatcher Rock.
‘Creative Minds’ is our newest resident entertainer
Melanie Byng is a highly competent artist and teacher of art, our residents enjoy her sessions, she guides them and encourages them so that they are producing their best possible pieces if art! She and her art work make our residents feel confident that they feel like they can progress further.
One of our courtesy vehicle will bring you from your home to Harbour Rise where you will receive a warm welcome and will return you home later in the day. Our courtesy vehicles can accommodate wheelchairs.
At Harbour Rise the activities range from enjoying a game of cards, scrabble, dominoes, bingo, keep fit exercises or even a general knowledge quiz. We have our own talking book library and a large selection of music. Above all we can give you company and a chat.
Harbour Rise has full facilities to assist you with bathing including an hydrotherapy bath and foot spa to help those aches and pains.
We are able to arrange hairdressing, chiropody, physiotherapy, optician and dentist visits if necessary.
Lunch:Harbour Rise offers a choice of menu with good home cooking and fresh fruit and vegetables. We are able to cater for special diets.
Coffee, tea and biscuits are provided mornings and afternoons.
Day care is the ideal opportunity to meet people and make new friends, especially for the person who is housebound.
Giving a Break to Carers
Let Harbour Rise take the strain. All carers need to lead their own life for some of the time. Caring for a loved one can be a strain even on the best of relationships. The Day care facility enables the carers to devote a few hours to themselves.
If the need arises Respite Care is available to give the carer a holiday of if they themselves are ill.