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Longview Day Centre
Little Gypps Road, Canvey Island, Essex, SS8 9HG.
Tel: 01268 697615

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Longview Day Centre is a newly refurbished and extended day centre, situated on Canvey Island. The day centre offers a warm and friendly environment, where you can enjoy activities, lunch, or just a chat. The day centre is open Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm, and has a large open plan dining room, a lounge, a sensory area, and a TV area. There are also two customised bathrooms and toilet facilities.  

In addition, Longview has a large garden, with raised vegetable gardens and a large patio where clients can relax. The day centre has strong local links, with local residents visiting regularly.

Transport is provided by the Day centre’s own mini bus, to and from the day centre.

Visitors are always welcome to pop in for a coffee or to visit.

Aims and Objectives

  • To provide the support needed to clients, and their carers, to enable them to remain living in their homes
  • To create an environment where people with specific needs can be assisted to improve their quality of life
  • To create a community amongst the clients who use the day centre
  • To provide a wide array of activities
  • To seek out relevant ways to integrate clients into the wider community


Longview aims to provide a range of activities, some of which conclude with lasting displays or events. These activities can include:

  • Church Service, Hymn Singing, Celebration of Holy Days
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Gentle exercise, Gardening, Ball Games, Shopping
  • Hand massage, Cookery, Coffee Mornings, Manicures
  • Discussion Groups, Board Games, Poetry Reading, Library
  • Themed events


As well as having a cup of a tea and a chat, our day centre offers meals to those who attend. Our catering team prepares meals from fresh produce to ensure that all those in our care receive a nutritious and balanced diet, and special dietary needs can be catered for. We like to involve our clients throughout the year in assisting with menu changes. Sometimes the meals may reflect a theme or activity for variety

Health and Personal Services

Whilst you are here we can arrange for a chiropodist and/or optician to visit for very reasonable prices.

The Day Centre also has hairdressing services; should you wish to have your hair done whilst you are here, please arrange this in advance with the hairdressers.

We also provide a Bathing Service for a small fee, although these facilities are always quite busy, so please give us as much advanced notice as possible.  


All of our staff undertake cultural training and development; with a particular focus on the needs of people living with dementia.

Admissions Policy

Longview Day Centre seeks to be open and available to all of the local community. We accept referrals from private individuals and Adult Care Services. Please Contact us for further discussion and to arrange a tour of our facilities. 

What our clients have to say about us:

The care home team are really nice and helpful. They look after the residents really well. They all do a great job.

Dawn W (Daughter-in-law of Resident)

Contact Information


Little Gypps Road, Canvey Island, Essex, SS8 9HG.

Telephone: 01268 697615

Fax: 01268 694079

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Contact Longview Day Centre to enquire about availability on 01268 697615

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