Renfrewshire Council

Johnstone Day Centre

Johnstone Day Centre provides day care to older people to help them remain in their community and be as independent as possible.

A typical day in the centre offers varied activities which promote social interaction and aim to meet individual, personal and physical care needs.

We offer support with personal care, for example, hairdressing, chiropody, bathing and shaving.

We encourage clients to enjoy company and take advantage of the many activities/social events which we provide. These include:

  • outings
  • group activities (quiz games, music, craft work)
  • reality orientation
  • library service, and
  • support and advice to carers

We provide tea and toast, lunch and afternoon tea, and can cater for all dietary needs.

There is a day care charge and a small charge for meals. Staff can advise you how much it will cost or give you a price list.

What is the centre like?

Johnstone Day Centre is purpose built and is situated entirely on the ground floor. It is light and airy and has a main dining area, 2 sitting areas, kitchen and gardens.

It is suitable for people who use wheelchairs and handrails are placed throughout the centre for those with poor mobility.

Opening times:

  • Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 4.30pm

There are 5 key areas that shape our service delivery:

  • timelines
  • qualified staff
  • customer satisfaction
  • service user reviews within 4-5 weeks of commencement of service, and
  • absence management.

Our service objectives are to:

  • encourage you in decision making
  • help you live in your own home if you want to do so
  • promote social stimulation and prevent isolation
  • provide social care and health care
  • help you to live independently as possible
  • provide support and information to carers, and
  • provide meaningful activities.

We aim to provide:

  • independence
  • dignity
  • privacy
  • choice
  • equal opportunities
  • safety, and
  • motivation.

Policies and procedures

Copies are available and staff will be pleased to help you with any issues arising.

All children visiting the unit are required to be supervised at all times by an accompanying adult.

You can also let us know what you think about meals, activities, staff and transport at any time. We also encourage feedback on a regular basis by issuing mini surveys and hosting reviews.


We actively seek your participation in making decisions about the centre.

You can, if you wish, get involved in:

  • focus groups
  • activity planning groups
  • client meetings, and
  • recruitment of staff.

How do I access this service?

You can contact the Adult Services Referral Team (ASeRT) and staff are always happy to help.  Details at bottom of the page.

GPs and other healthcare professionals can also make referrals and after you have been referred a member of staff will contact you to arrange to visit you at home and assess your needs.

Contact us direct for any other queries not mentioned above:

  • Phone: 0300 300 0370 option 1
  • or write to us at: Johnstone Day Centre, 21 Walkinshaw Street, Johnstone, PA5 8AF