Be part of the family and join our 1596 Social Club: Day Care in Croydon

About the 1596 Social Club – friendship and activities

Our welcoming and professional Croydon Day Care service, the 1596 Social Club, offers you a home from home; helping to relieve loneliness and isolation while supporting you to maintain your independence. You can enjoy friendship and companionship through our many social events on offer and our dedicated and friendly staff are on hand to provide assistance with additional needs*. The 1596 Social Club is open every Monday and Wednesday 1:30pm to 4:30pm with more dates to be added throughout the year.

*subject to an assessment

Whitgift House residents enjoying the show

What’s on offer

  • Refreshments during the afternoon
  • Entertainment, activities and friendship including:
    • Arts and crafts
    •  Quizzes
    •  Gardening
    •  Baking
    • Trips out
    • Gentle exercise
  • Flexibility to visit as regularly as you like.
  • Access to a beautiful landscaped garden with a large patio, raised flowerbeds, water features and plenty of places to sit.
  • The option to join us for a nutritious, home-cooked hot lunch (additional cost).
  • Exclusive invite to our annual events such as garden parties and other special occasions.
  • High quality and supportive personal care such as podiatry, hairdressing and assisted baths.

Who is it for?

  • Suitable for older people who live with relatives enabling family carers to have some respite with peace of mind that their relative is being cared for
  • People who live on their own while still wanting to maintain their independence.
  • Carers who would value a break from their caring role
  • People who would like to make new friends and join in social activities or try out a new hobby

“Our homes are happy, social communities and there’s always lots to do. Every day includes an activity such as arts and crafts, gardening, exercise classes, pampering sessions, films and musical performances.

The 1596 Social Club is very much part of our Whitgift Care family and we always like to welcome new members”

Angela, Activities Team Leader

Get in touch

If you are interested in attending the 1596 Social Club or would like more information,

please call us on 020 8256 1596 or email

The 1596 Social Club runs at our Whitgift Care home at:
Wilhemina House, 21 Park Hill Rise, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5JF

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