Russia Lane Day Centre
Would you like to meet new people or make new friends?
If yes, then consider coming to Russia Lane Day Centre.
Download a copy of the Russia
Lane Day Centre brochure (PDF 1264kb)
What happens at Russia Lane Day Centre?
The centre provides care, support and stimulation for 25 people
with moderate to severe dementia. All users have a ‘Key Worker’,
through this system we aim to provide the continuity of a
designated member of staff, and help create closer relationships
that will encourage users to express their needs and achieve the
aims of their Care Plan. The centre has both male and female staff
that are trained and experienced in the care of people with
moderate to severe dementia.
At Russia Day Centre we aim to:
- Meet the individual needs of our users.
- Help people maintain their independence, whilst offering
support to carers.
- Offer social interaction with others and provide an opportunity
to make new friends.
- Achieve a stimulating environment with a variety of
- Create a lively and friendly atmosphere, where all are made to
The centre offers a variety of interesting and stimulating
activities that are designed to meet the needs of our users.
- Art and crafts
- Music and movement
- Beauty group
- Current affairs
- snoezelen relaxation
- Community outings throughout the year
The centre is open from Monday to Friday,
9am-5pm (except Bank Holidays).
How can I use the centre?
Users must meet the council’s ‘eligibility
criteria’ for receiving a service.
Placement at the centre can only be offered following an
assessment by a Social Worker. The assessment is to clarify the
individual’s needs and ensure the authority's eligibility
criteria is met. Also a diagnosis by a Psychiatrist of the
individual’s moderate to severe Dementia. If the assessments
confirm the need for Day Care placement, referral/Care Plan is
passed to the day centre.
Anybody can refer someone who they think is in need of care and
support to adult services for an assessment. This includes family
members, carers, doctors and potential services users
To make a new referral call the Social Care Contact Team
on 020 7364 5005.
Russia Lane Day Centre
82, Russia Lane,
London E2 9 LU
Telephone number: 020 7364 1202 /1203
Fax: number: 020 7364 1204
From Bethnal Green underground station:
Turn right as you come through the ticket barrier, at the top of
the steps, continue straight on Cambridge Heath Road, and take the
first right into Old Ford Road, then take the second left into the
Approach Road , continue along and turn left into Robinson
Road, then left into Russia Lane. The entrance to the Day Centre is
located on the left hand side of the Lane at a distance of
approximately 100 meters.