Western Health Trust urged not to close Gortin Day Centre

western trustThere are calls on the Western Trust to take a last minute u-turn and drop their plan to close Gortin Day Care Home in west Tyrone.

The Centre has been serving the community for almost 30 years providing entertainment, exercise and socialising for older people, but an announcement on its closure is expected shortly.

The service cost 6,500 pounds to run last year.

SDLP West Tyrone representative Daniel McCrossan says offering the services elsewhere would not suit many of those that use them: