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Art materials and the process of making artwork is a tactile, sensory way of helping to communicate difficult thoughts and feelings into becoming a tangible object. The created art peice is then reflected upon by the art maker and the art therapist and together they discover the meaning behind the image created. For some clients it may easier to use a nonverbal method of communication. Art materials allows a connection between the client, the art object and the art therapist, and...
Heart of England Mencap. We are a dynamic local charity that supports adults living with learning disabilities, and their parents and carers and have been working at the heart of our community for over 40 years. The services and support we provide empowers and enables the people we look after to lead fulfilling lives.
Built on trust, compassion and inclusivity, our vision is to create a community where difference is embraced, independence is encouraged and every individual...
Radis is an established community based care and support provider that was established in 2001. Since then, we have grown to become a leading provider of community-based social care and support for vulnerable adults and children living across England and Wales.
Our vision is 'to be the outstanding service provider in the UK, making a positive difference to people's lives'. Radis' approach consists of a clear set of values, which influences everything we...
We are a registered charity based in Leamington Spa running groups for children with Down syndrome of preschool and infant age.
The Ups of Downs was started in January 2006 to provide a group where children with Down Syndrome and their families can meet on a regular basis. We aim to run informative sessions at which families can learn activities to continue at home which will help their child's development, whilst also having fun.
Group meets monthly, please contact Nicola for...
Turville House is a Specialised Housing/extra care housing development suitable for adults with a learning disability in Bedworth. It offers spacious apartments for rent only, telecare (assistive technology), access to shared and 1:1 support and access to care services 24 hours per day.
Turville House provides a range of community services with high-quality accommodation. It has been designed specifically to meet the needs of adults with learning disabilities, with your...
Provides information and support to dyslexics (age 4yr to Adult) and their families to advance the education of persons handicapped by Dyslexia, and to promote better understanding of Dyslexia to the public at large.
The Association works and has links with Local Education Authorities, other dyslexia organisations and charities.
Helpline 024 7661 0925 (Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm . Sat 9am to 4pm . SUNDAY CLOSED)
Nuneaton, Bedworth and District Mencap Society is a registered Charity. It is affiliated to Royal Mencap.
The objectives of our society are:
To provide and support people with a learning disabilities, their families, dependants and carers.
To provide or assist in the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time activities, for people who are members of our society who have a learning disability, with the object of improving their quality of life, in line with their...
We currently have 2 services within Warwickshire. The Ramsden Centre is based in Nuneaton and the Sesame Centre is based in Rugby.
We specialise in supporting people with complex needs, autism and or learning disabilities and have a very experienced staff team. The team have a wide range of skills and have been trained to be able to support people in a person-centred way. We offer a wide range of building-based activities that people can enjoy, whilst supporting people to access the...
Way Ahead Support Services is an award winning charity that has been supporting people with Learning Disabilities in the Warwickshire area for over 50 years. The charity now supports any vulnerable people including older people, people with learning or physical disabilities or those experiencing mental ill health.
Through person centred support, Way Ahead Support Services are committed to encouraging and supporting individuals to become as independent as possible.
Happy Feet - Foot Care Practitioner. Providing foot care:
Home appointments are also available. Please get in touch for more information.
Lanchester Court is a specialised housing scheme suitable for adults with a Learning Disability, Autism, Complex Health Conditions, Mental Health and Physical Disabilities in Rugby. This is a purpose built supported living housing scheme comprising 17 unique living spaces, including apartments, townhouses and bungalows. We are a registered social landlord and are able to make adaptions to our properties to meet individuals' mobility, sensory or other specific needs.
The housing scheme at...
North Star School is an online based educational platform that provides face to face learning with specialist teachers through Microsoft Teams.
We offer our students up to 13 hours a week of education and provide structured timetables that cover all areas of the curriculum suitable for the student.
We cater for students of all abilities and ensure that they receive an education that meets their needs. For example; lessons can be tailored to suit all individual requirements, such as...
ConnectWELL - Social Prescribing Project
ConnectWELL is a way to improve your life your way. The aim is to identify what matters to a person and then link an individual to a range of non-medical community activities and organisations to help improve health and wellbeing, such as: advice and information services, community groups, leisure activities, lunch clubs, self-help groups, specialist interest groups, sporting activities, and lots lots more. ONE quick easy referral form,...
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Painting for Pleasure is a charity providing an Art Group especially for disabled people, carers, and those experiencing difficulties or isolation in the community.
The group meets every Wednesday during school term time, 9-30am to 12-00noon / 1-00pm to 3-30pm.
Our art sessional workers help people at all stages and abilities in learning to paint.
Registered Charity Number 1188676
Funded by The National Lottery Community Fund.
We offer a Community Wellbeing Hub Service on behalf of Warwickshire County Council in Nuneaton, Atherstone and Rugby.
This is a free service to any adult with a learning disability and/or their carers.
We offer an information guidance and signposting service. Visit the website to see examples of help we have provided
We can help you find information about: what is on in your local community, training courses, benefits advice, learning disability service providers and lots...
Hub Living is the first step towards independence
Everyone has the right to live independently. Hub Living gives young adults with additional needs the opportunity to experience what getting their own place might be like for real.
As part of a carefully mapped-out journey towards independence, a short stay in one of our fully equipped training flats builds confidence and develops everyday life skills such as planning the shopping, preparingmeals and carrying out household chores.
Created by a family to make the difference; Home From Home Care supports adults 18+ with learning disabilities and high acuity needs, including autism, epilepsy, complex health and mental health.
Combining a family perspective with an uncompromising approach, we design exceptional environments and bespoke care and support packages around each individual's needs. setting goals for an ordinary life – 'The World On My Terms'.
We design bespoke support packages and...
Everyone Benefits from a Break
Young people enjoy a range of activities both at home and in the community. Staff are committed and, in the words of one social worker, 'go the extra mile' to make sure that young people have access to exciting and stimulating activities'.
At progress, we recognise that children, young adults and their families sometimes need a break, a change of scenery and the chance to have some fun. For young people, this could be time out...
We provide Short Breaks Services to children and adults with learning disabilities, to allow parents and carers a break from their caring responsibilities.
Short Breaks Services can provide support and care to suit you from a minimum of 3 hours per week to a maximum of a 14 day period at any one time.
Support can include: day, evening, overnight or weekend breaks and holidays; and can take place in an individual's own home, the home of an approved carer or where the customer...
Hft day opportunities is a building based day services in Bidford on Avon. We support adults with mild to profound, complex and multiple learning disabilities to access different opportunities during their week (monday -friday) these can be within our building or out in the community.
These activities are either based at our large rural day centre or out in the community. We offer cookery, gardening, music, computers, dancing and multi-sensory sessions among a few. We also have...