Renfrewshire Council

Anchor Centre

The Anchor Centre is part of Renfrewshire Council's Learning Disability Service. The centre caters for adults with profound and complex learning disabilities.

We provide a service for 53 people on a daily basis. The centre consists of 22 Day Centre Officers, 2 Senior Day Centre Officers, Depute Manager and Manager.

We have excellent facilities which include :

  • 6 Units consisting of main area, kitchen, sensory room, activity room and bathrooms
  • Hydrotherapy pool
  • Soft Play
  • Sensory room
  • Main hall
  • Meeting rooms

We offer a wide range of activities that are designed to meet individual needs. Every individual has a care plan.

Care plans are drawn up in consultation with parents, carers, staff, important people in their lives and the individual themselves.

People are supported to make responsible choices in their daily lives using a Total Communication approach. Pictures, objects of reference, body language, facial expressions and simple key words are used to help people make choices.

Each person will have an identified key worker who will be the link person for all enquiries. The key worker will have the responsibility of updating care plans, organizing yearly reviews and ensuring that the programme of activities meets the individual needs.

Some of the activities on offer include:

  • Drama
  • Music
  • Art
  • Story Telling
  • Wheelchair Dance
  • Themed Days
  • College Tutors

Being part of the Renfrewshire Council Learning Disability Service gives us easy access to Speech Therapists, Physiotherapists, Dentists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Psychologists ensuring a multi disciplinary approach.

Our staff team are qualified and trained to deliver a high standard of service. All staff must have an enhanced disclosure from Disclosure Scotland prior to starting work.

We strive to maintain a high quality service. We are registered with Care Commission and their reports are available from the centre

We also received a Customer Service Excellence Award and we continue to work hard to maintain and improve our quality of service.

If you would like further information on the Anchor Centre you can contact us by:

phone: 0141 618 6536

write to:
Anchor Centre
51 Stock Street
Paisley
PA2 6DF

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