Days and hours of operation
Our provision operates 5 days per week (Mon to Fri) 9am to 4.30 pm.
The centre can provide opportunities for 25 individuals with a range of support needs per day. We are open on public holidays apart from Christmas and New Year.
Care and support planning
Each service user and their carer will have the opportunity to contribute to a personalised care and support plan tailored to their needs. This includes any special dietary needs, medication arrangements, Personal care needs and individual preferences. Each person attending the centre will be allocated a key worker this is a member of the care team who will take a special interest in their care/support and wellbeing. The key worker will also liaise with carers and families. Although those attending the centre are encouraged to be as independent as possible support is on hand from our staff team as required.
A full range of entertaining and stimulating activities are available within the centre including Arts and crafts, Reminiscence, quizzes , Group activity’s such as Bowls, mini Golf and exercise programmes. Trips out with the centre are also arranged to provide links to and stimulation from the wider community.
Healthy Eating (Dietary needs)
Tea and coffee are available both morning and afternoon with snacks. Lunch is a two-course meal is freshly prepared and this will include soup and a main meal or main meal and dessert. Additionally soft drinks are available throughout the day. The menu is planned in consultation with those using the centre. Note that special dietary needs can be catered for.
Getting to and from the Centre
By arrangement, we may be able to pick up from and return home those attending the centre resident in our catchment area of Port Glasgow Kilmacolm and Greenock East. Muirshiel Centre transport includes the provision of an escort on a minibus specifically adapted for those with restricted mobility or require the use of a wheelchair. Some service users prefer to use taxi services or family transport as this can provide more flexibility.
Short Term Emergency Support
This may be in response to an emergency situation or if normal family care is unavailable for whatever reason. Note that this would be a short term arrangement.
Our Care and support services are mainly funded by Inverclyde Health and Social Care Partnership. However all service users are asked to make a small contribution towards the cost of meals etc. Additionally there is also an opportunity to fund all or part of a care package through the Self-directed care route (See separate page on this web page) or to make private arrangements. If you think, you or a family member could benefit from our service please call and we can explore the next steps