Enler Day Centre

Enler Day Centre is one of a range of day support services provided by Belfast Trust. The centre provides day support for for older people and is situated in the heart of the community in Dundonald. The facility is linked to other parts of the Enler development to provide opportunities for older people to engage in stimulating activities within their local community.

Enler Day Centre is committed to providing a high quality service to its users by providing a therapeutic and stimulating environment which encourages respect, dignity, individuality and promotes independence.


Aims of facility

The aims of Enler Day Centre is to deliver a range of services which empower and support older people with a range of needs such as mild dementia, physical and sensory disabilities.

Our services provide a structured, consistent and stable environment that maintains the individual service user's independence; promoting and encouraging high quality of life and community involvement.

We promote and encourage individual's ability to express themselves and gain pleasure from a wide range of planned activities. All service users have a fully interactive role in making decisions which affect their lives.


Aims and objectives

  • To have an individualised care plan for each service user
  • To provide services that promotes promote positive physical and psychological wellbeing.
  • To use integrated team working to promote client centred care.
  • To provide services in partnership with our Multi-Disciplinary colleagues to help support service users towards community inclusion.
  • To put systems and processes in place that support the development of service user independence.
  • To design a range of services and interventions which are client centred and responsive to individual needs.
  • To support Carers in their role and offer guidance, support and services.



Activities provided in the centre include interactive quizzes, bowls, reminiscence, armchair aerobics, choir, bingo, gardening, arts and crafts, cookery, knitting and crochet.

Our own centre hairdresser is on site in our hair salon on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; 10am – 2pm.

Reminiscence groups includes visits to local community places of interest in Belfast, these activities include afternoon slide shows facilitated by staff and local historians.

A variety of innovative working practices are used including small group work, individual sessions, and groups relating to specific interests or needs.

At special times throughout the year we also provide concerts, parties and entertainment using in-house staff skills and talents and also using voluntary and professional musicians and choirs.


How to access the service

For more information about Enler Day Centre, please contact: Gerry Robinson (Manager) on 028 9504 2790



Enler Day Centre
9 The Enler Complex
Craigleith Drive
BT16 2QP

Tel:  (028) 9504 2790

Enler Day Centre