Cape Community Care Day Centre
August 11, 2016

The Cape Hill Day Care Centre provides day care and luncheon club services for older people twice a week. While 80% of the members are African Caribbean, the Centre welcomes all cultures and nationalities. Most are frail, vulnerable and isolated in their homes. With financial support from Sandwell Social Services for one day, the luncheon club is funded by volunteers.

The Centre offers meals on wheels to house bound clients and a has befriending service that ensures people are connected. There are quarterly social outings and weekly crafts, IT and exercise sessions.

Newly settled migrants utilise the services of the Centre aiding knowledge of local facilities, encouraging security and social inclusion.

The Centre is run independently of the Church, the International Firstborn Church of The Living God. Sunday service is from 11 am – 2.30 pm; with Sunday School 11 am – 12 noon followed by a Devotional Service. Evening Service 6 pm – 8 pm.
Bible Class and Prayer Meetings alternate Wednesday.

Pepper Pot Day Centre
August 11, 2016
Pepper Pot Day Centre Outside

Pepper Pot offers a wide range of activities to help our members remain active, promote their independence and help them to enjoy their old age. The activities on offer vary from week to week, and typically include:

  • Healthy lifestyle activities, such as music & movement, Eurythmy, chair aerobics, yoga and tai chi
  • Emotional support, including advice and support, plus fulfilling creative activities such as arts & craft.
  • Social activities, such as bingo, dominos, story-telling, sing-a-long, luncheon club, birthday parties, Christmas parties, cinema and theatre visits, day outings and overseas holidays, reminiscence and discussion groups.
  • Therapies, such as aromatherapy and reflexology.
  • Activities for members who cannot come to the centre, including the befriending and outreach service
  • Intellectual activities, such as quizzes and basic computer classes.
  • Religious activities, such as Bible Classes and Gospel singing.
  • Weekly shopping trips
  • Educational talks in partnership with specialist organizations about health issues and safety at home
  • Other services include Meals on Wheels, laundry and transportation to and from the centre.

Pepper Pot provides a Meals On Wheels service to homebound people within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and also in the borough of Westminster. To be able to enjoy that service, which provides daily contact and ascertains special needs, users need to be a registered member of Pepper Pot.

  • The delicious, freshly cooked, hot and nutritious menu – courtesy of Marcia’s traditional Caribbean cooking skills – changes from week to week.
  • For more information, contact us on 020 8968 6940.

Full Day Care
The majority of members using Pepper Pot are day care and drop-in members. Carers cater for the special needs of our members. Attendance varies from day to day, but we have an average of 15 day care members and 25 drop-in members attending daily to benefit from our warm and friendly atmosphere.

Pepper Pot provides:

  • Transport service
  • Health care promotion
  • Companionship
  • Recreational activities
  • Individual care plan service
  • Counselling
  • Group activities
  • Luncheon Club services
  • Trips and Holidays
Barnet African Caribbean Association
August 10, 2016


We cater for the needs of the African and Caribbean elderly, Stroke and Alzheimer’s sufferers, as well as providing a “Home from Hospital” service.
Our mission is to promote care, general well-being and rehabilitation of elderly people with physical or mental disability within a friendly, stimulating, caring, support, and informal, yet exciting environment.

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