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Wandsworth Bengali Welfare Association

Range of services for the local Asian community. Specialist day care for Asian elders weekdays 9.30am-5pm. Vegetarian lunch club weekdays, non-vegetarian lunch club Saturdays. Runs Wandsworth Asian Community Centre, housing a range of community groups and activities, including pensioners club, meditation group.

57-59 Trinity Road, London, SW17 7SD
020 8672 9308

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Black and Minority Ethnic Groups offer social activities and support to residents originating from countries such as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh,Somali and the West Indies.
Day Centres enable older people to remain in the community by maintaining or improving the quality of life of the older person - or their carer - through social contact and therapeutic activities. Specialist day centre providing a service to those over 65 with mild to moderate dementia 3 days per week and those under 65 with dementia 2 days per week. You should contact Croydon Council, Social Services for Adults for a full care needs assessment.

Please also see Age Concern's factsheets for further information:
FS41 - Local authority assessment for community care services.
FS46 - Paying for care and support at home.

You may also be entitled to a disability benefit, please see:
FS34 - Attendance Allowance and Disability Living Allowance.

Factsheets are available from the freephone information line; 0800 00 99 66.

Lunch Clubs are available to elderly people where they can eat a cut price healthy meal aswell as socialise with other people who attend,who may feel isolated and in need of company.Other activities may also take place at these clubs,so look further to find any local clubs of interest.