Welford Centre

0191 277 2577
Welford Day Centre
Jubilee Road, Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Facilities for deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people

The Welford Centre is for adults over the age of 18 who have learning disabilities and additional complex needs. It is a large ground floor building. It is fully accessible to wheelchair users. The building has four large main rooms with more rooms for activities. There is a large accessible garden with a wild life pond and raised flower beds.

The building is fully equipped with a range of resources including:

communication aids

physiotherapy equipment

specialist moving and handling equipment

rebound therapy room

sensory room

pottery room

meeting rooms

adult changing rooms with overhead hoists

large dining room

shower rooms with specialist shower trays

kitchens for cookery

art and craft room

Staff at the Welford Centre

Louise, manages the Welford Centre and the team. She has over 30 years of experience working with adults with complex needs and is committed to providing a high quality, person centred service.

All our care staff are fully trained in working with adults with learning disabilities and complex needs. We can support you with:

positive behaviour

verbal and non-verbal communication

taking prescribed and rescue medications


soft diets and stomach tube feeding


swallowing and eating difficulties

Rebound Therapy

Meals at the Welford Centre

We cook a variety of meals and can meet your dietary requirements such as:


food intolerances


multicultural diets

soft or pureed food

What to bring for your stay

Where possible, please bring with you:

spare clothes for your stay ,clearly marked with your name. We do not have a laundry service. Your dirty clothes will be returned to you.

toiletries / personal hygiene products

a small amount of money for social outings, taxi fares, personal expenses, hairdresser, or newspapers. This should be secured in our safe, otherwise we cannot accept any responsibility for any losses.

Accessing the Welford Centre services

New service users must be referred by a Health or Social Care professional following an assessment of your needs.

Council staff will discuss possible financial charges with you. How much you pay depends on your financial circumstances. For more information please read see our Charging Policy.

Compliments or concerns

Contact the Centre manager

Telephone: 0191 277 2577

Address: Welford Day Centre, Jubilee Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 3UR

The Welford Centre is a safe reporting centre where you can report a hate crime. It is one of the safe neutral locations in our community to report hate crime or incidents without having to contact the Police directly. Anyone can report a hate crime whether you're a victim, witness or if you know some information that needs to be reported.


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