The elderly of Puerto de la Cruz are already enjoying the reforms carried out in the Day Center with the financing of the Government of the Canary Islands. The works will improve the services and workshops that are offered.
The works focused on the hairdressing salon, on the spaces dedicated to ceramic or sewing workshops, as well as on the furniture in the kitchen and the different rooms of the building. All this with the intention of offer the best services in this facility managed by the regional Executive with the collaboration of the Puerto de la Cruz City Council from its Department of the Elderly.
“This effort comes to respond to the demands of users who enjoy this space for coexistence and activities,” says the mayor of Puerto de la Cruz Marco González. He adds that “they are very necessary to give life in these years, learn and consolidate skills that are best lived in company.”
The councilor for the area, Noemí Fernández, thanks the management of the center for their involvement so that all these improvements can now be a reality. “Updating the furniture assigned to activities such as ceramics, sewing or painting was essential to maintain the activities for our elders,” says Fernández. She also highlights “the comprehensive reform of the hairdressing salon to not only dignify this service, but also offer a comfortable space adapted to the needs of users.”
In the ceramic room, the Acquisition of a professional oven and a table top laminator that facilitate the work of highly demanded workshops. The sewing department has also benefited from the purchase of three sewing machines with their respective supporting furniture. In addition, the common spaces have been improved with different investments in furniture, including new tables and chairs, “which make the stay in these places more comfortable and accessible for all” the councilor values.
The Puerto de la Cruz Social Care Day Center is a meeting place for the group over 60 years of age, where services are provided and cultural, health, leisure and free time activities are carried out, in order to improve quality of life.
In the municipality of Porto there are three centers for the elderly located in the town center and in the neighborhoods of La Vera and Las Dehesas.
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