Ballyowen Day Centre

Ballyowen Day Centre is one of a range of day support services provided by Belfast Trust. the day centre provides day support for older people who live in West Belfast and who are over the age of 65 years.

Ballyowen Day Centre is committed to providing a high quality service to its service users by providing a therapeutic and stimulating environment which encourages and respects independence.


Aims of facility

The mission of Ballyowen Day Centre is to deliver a range of services which empower and support people over the age of 65 years towards continued  community inclusion and promoting independence.


Aims and objectives

  • To have an individualised care plan for each service user
  • To embark on focused interventions with clear outcomes, which are detailed within individual care plans and outcomes reviewed at pre-planned intervals.
  • To provide services that promote physical and associated psychological rehabilitation and stimulation.
  • To use integrated team working to promote person centred care.
  • To provide services in partnership with other agencies, to help support service users towards community inclusion.
  • To put systems and processes in place that support the development of service user independence.
  • To define a range of services which are person centred and responsive to individual needs.

Ballyowen Day Centre is registered to provide a maximum of 45 day support places for adults over the age of 65 years.

There are a range of services and activities provided at Ballyowen Day Centre. These services include occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech and language therapy and music therapy. These are offered if need is assessed by the relevant professional.

There are a variety of outreach activities at Ballyowen Day Centre; these include going to local shopping areas, mystery bus tours and lunch groups to various venues.

The centre also has a quiet room that offers an opportunity for service users to relax in a settled and quiet environment.



Ballyowen Day Centre
179 Andersonstown Road
BT11 9EA

Tel. (028) 9504 5648

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