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Welcome To Smile

Smile is a small community based facility in West Lothian,
which has been set up with the focus to provide activities
for elderly people living in the community
and in care establishments.

 
Smile is an acronym for
“Small Meaningful interaction Link Everyone”
which is what the Smile team aim to achieve
for people in their senior years.

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Smile has been providing activities for seniors ~ Since 2017
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Smile Activities Library

Smiles Borrow A Box service, allows people to have access to a lending library of adapted equipment designed to help people living with dementia and age related illnesses stay active in their senior years. 

 

Smile offers seasonal activities boxes which help to enhance specific times of year, with the aim to trigger memories and prompt annual awareness.

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Smile has been carefully designed each activities box to enrich and revitalize original activities.

With the use of colour, props and music

to correlate with the theme of every month

Smile aim's is to boost visual and sensory

elements of each activity.

BORROW A BOX

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Smile Proudly Supports 

West Lothian

CAN      LYMPICS

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West Lothian's CANALYMPICS events are held in May. 
Care providers from across West Lothian come together 
for an afternoon of friendly competition and sporting challenges.

CANalympics are organised by Xcite Ageing Well Team
and supported by CAN & Smile

Keeping West Lothian Care Activity Network Active 

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Smile Adventure with Dementia
Supports Care Homes to fundraise for their own kit,
to enable them to practice for this annual event.

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Senior     Games

Ageing Well ~ Adding years to life & life to years!

Smile Adventure with Dementia is honored to be asked to work along side Xcite Ageing Well & OPAL.

Together we provide sporting events, weekly activity classes & The Senior Games in September. 

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Ageing Well ~ Adding years to life & life to years

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Smile would like to thank the Volunteer Sector Gateway for supporting Smile's 2024 Grow Along Project. 

VSGWL is the Third Sector Interface operating in West Lothian to promote, develop and support volunteer-led community organisations, to help them strengthen partnerships that can deliver real change by connecting people, ideas and resources.

Grow Along aim is to promote gardening therapy for older people living in care homes and the community.

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SUPPORTED BY

PLANT IT FORWARD

Over the past twenty years Lynn Smith has been providing activities for the residents of Middleton Hall Care Home, this is where she has witnessed first hand the mental and physical stimulation people get from having a purpose each day.

This mixed with fresh air, fresh food, being pampered and loved is a healthy balance for happiness and better health.
Smile project for 2024 is to promote happiness and well being.
With the use of funding from VSG Lynn aims to help people start their own health and well being groups, that they can sustain for the future.
Smile Centre
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