Going out and getting involved in social gatherings is something many of us take for granted, but for some people it isn't that simple.
City of Swan Community Care Services’ weekly activity clubs provide a variety of fun and interesting activities such as:
- Guest musicians
- Board games and
All transport to and from the venue and any excursion is provided by community transport.
To find out if you’re eligible, please contact Community Care Services on 9267 9055. There is a small fee involved with this service, which is in line with Home and Community Care fees.
While we make every effort to provide a service that is tailored to your needs, the frequency and extent of services depends on availability and occupational safety and health guidelines.
Since 2015 we have been working with Alzheimer’s Australia (WA) towards providing a contemporary method of support for people living with dementia and their families.
Our specialised West Swan Club provides a 'person centered approach' and gives members the opportunity to participate in meaningful activities in a home-like environment.
This service has a greater focus on enabling support so the person with dementia:
- can build or maintain their capacity, be stimulated and actively involved in everyday activities like cooking, gardening, music or art and craft.
- have opportunities to be socially engaged with in-house exercises, puzzles, floor and board games as well as arranged intergenerational and community interaction.
Our aim is to help maintain the mental health and wellbeing of people living with dementia, so they can continue to live happy and fulfilling lives.
For more information please contact us on 9267 9055 or view our brochure(PDF, 1MB).
This club is for members who enjoy social interaction and may be experiencing the first signs of dementia. Activities are designed to stimulate members to retain their independence and encourage social skills.
Tuesday Outing Group / Tuesday Troopers
The Tuesday Outing Group and Tuesday Trooper is for members who are relatively independent, require minimal assistance, but have difficulty accessing events and venues.
These full day outings offer clients the opportunity to attend monthly events or venues, such as concerts, heritage sites, picnics, ten pin bowling and restaurants.
Chat Club members will delight in social interaction, with a maximum group of six, who will share the luncheon experience and participate in conversation.
The community bus will collect you from home and take you out to lunch at a café or restaurant in your local area.
Held monthly on a Monday, pick-ups start around 10am and return you home from 3pm.
Blokes Bus Outing Group
The Blokes Bus is an outing group specifically for men who are relatively independent, require minimal assistance, but have difficulty accessing events and venues.
These full day outings offer men the opportunity to attend monthly events or venues that will be of particular interest to them such as breweries, museums, heritage sites, ten pin bowling and restaurants.
Friday Socialites is held on the first Friday of each month. Members can connect with their community by visiting a local venue to enjoy lunch and socialise.
Located in Beechboro, Men's Shed is a purpose built shed which provides a space for men to meet so they can continue a hobby, learn a new skill, pass on some of their own skills or just pop in for a chat and a cuppa.
There are weekly club meetings on Wednesdays.
An extensive activity program is on offer to members at their very own club house.
Club members decide on where they will venture on their regular excursions.
Join us for friendship fun and funky activities such as 10 pin bowling, snooker, beach sundowners and theme nights.
Funky Friday: 5 - 9pm
Awesome Saturday: 8.30am - 4pm