Day Centre

Tenterden Day Centre currently has around 100 members who attend the Centre for between one and five days per week.

If you or a family member is interested in becoming a member, please call us on 01580 762882 to arrange to visit for a taster day.

The Day Centre offers you:-

Practical help, support and advice

Good company

Assistance with transport to/from the centre if required

Extremely delicious home cooked meals

Bathing service

Chiropody and foot care clinics

Osteopathy clinic

Hearing aid clinics

Laundry Service

Regular outings


Arts and crafts


Board games and card games

Seated exercise including boccia (bowls) and yoga


Annual holidays

Information, advice and advocacy service

There is also a charity shop which is open Mon to Fri, 10am – 2.30pm.

Drop in lunch-only service available; please contact us before 10:30am to book.


Tenterden Day Centre has an open referral policy and is keen to encourage  family referrals, self-referrals or any type of other referral. Doctors and care workers can refer patients/clients that could benefit from any of the services that we offer.

There are some basic criteria which need to be met, please contact us for an informal chat.  We visit everyone who applies for a place to individually assess their needs so that we can make the Day Centre experience work for you.

We would be very pleased to hear from anyone in the following areas:-




High Halden




St Michaels



Please contact us and we will be happy to show you around the centre, and discuss any requirements.

Our services are currently part-subsidised by Kent County Council.  Current charges for attending the Centre are:

2-course lunch and refreshments – £6.50

Daily membership fee – £4.00

Return minibus transport from outlying villages – £7.00

Return minibus transport from Tenterden & St Michael’s – £5.00

Laundry  – £4.50

Bathing – from £12

Other services such as hairdressing, osteopathy and chiropody are provided by private practitioners whose own fees apply.  These services are also open to non-members.

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