Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Bath Ethnic Minority Senior Citizens Association (BEMSCA)
Description

BEMSCA provides a day service for older people and their carers over 5 days. Two days as a activity and information base with lunch and two days as a learning facility offering courses in administration from Bath College, at Fairfield House.
BEMSCA ensure individual needs of isolated BME people are met in a culturally sensitive way to promote independent and healthy living.
To increase awareness of heath issues and choices
To provide information of services in users' languages
To provide support referral services and act as advocate when necessary
To support those with long-term illness in home or hospital

Community transport service available to attend BEMSCA.
Chinese, Caribbean and Asian worker in attendance.

Visitors please ring before attending.

Organisation Type
Community Group
Alternative names
BEMSCA
This organisation provides support around
Socialising / Out and About Emotional Support Support Around the Home / Home Help
This organisation provides support for
Older People Culturally Specific
Regions
Bath and North East Somerset
Areas Served (Further Details)
Bath
Is there a cost for these services?
Contact for details
Cost information

lunch
transport
membership fee
contact office for cost

Concessions information

for outings

How can people access this service?
Telephone
Business Hours
MondayFrom 10:00To 17:00
TuesdayFrom 10:00To 14:00
WednesdayFrom 10:00To 17:00
ThursdayFrom 10:00To 14:00
FridayFrom 10:00To 17:00
Saturdayoccassional
SundayCLOSED
Out of hours answer machine

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
Fairfield House
Address 2
2 Kelston Road
Address 3
via Partis College
Town
Bath
County
Bath & North East Somerset
Postcode
BA1 3QJ

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone

Venue Address Details

Contact Details

Contact Name
Pauline Swaby-Wallace
Job title / Position
project co-ordinator

Services

Service Descriptions

Services Available to People at Home

we can support people at home to make referral for home adaptation and safer living, community befriending scheme, support for carers

Helpline Details

Will calls I make to this helpline show on my bill?
N/A

Accessibility

General Accessibility

Tick here to add details of how your services is accessible to people with a physical disability.

Access Questions

Are there bus stops nearby?
Approx. distance?
3 minutes
Bus numbers?
19, 332 Partis Way bus stop on Kelston Road, 9 soutlea road leading in Empress Menengarden entrance
Is there a car park nearby?
Approx. distance?
in the grounds
Is there parking for disabled drivers on site or outside the building?
If so, how many spaces?
6
Is there on-street parking in close proximity to the premises?
Approx. distance?

External Access

Are external doors non sprung?
Are there external steps?
If so, how many?
2 front entrance
Do these steps have a handrail?
Is there a ramp?
Does this ramp have a handrail?

Internal Access

Is there a ramp?
Does this ramp have a handrail?
Is there more than one floor at the premises?
Please supply any further information relevant to your floors

the day service is on the ground floor, if necessary a lift is available for first floor activities

Is there a lift?
Are there visual alarm systems at the premises?
If so, does it have wheelchair access?
Does the toilet have a minimum size of 2200mm × 1500mm
Does the toilet have a minimum door size of 1000mm
Does the toilet have grab rails - 2x horizontal?
Does the toilet have grab rails - 1x drop-down?

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