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Our Day Centre for people with a disability offers a range of activities, a social environment and leisure time helping them to continue to live in their own home with their family or carer.

 

Our Day Centre provides a safe, caring and supportive environment. We offer practical and therapeutic support and the opportunity to: 

  • Enjoy the variety of activities and entertainment provided

  • Develop and practice your skills

  • Find out about the things you can and cannot manage

  • Get access to a variety of health and care services 

 

Our aim is to improve the quality of life for everyone that uses our centre and services whether your disability is a learning disability or mental health. We build on people’s abilities in a way that gives encouragement, builds self-confidence and skills and treats each person with respect.

 

 

Who is the day centre for? 

Most people using our day centre have high-support needs due to one or more of the following: 

  • learning disability 

  • behaviour that is sometimes challenging to others 

  • sensory impairment 

  • physical disability 

  • autism 

  • mental health issues. 

How do I apply? 

To find out whether our services are right for you, we must first do an assessment of your needs. 

For more information please see our referrals procedures.

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  • film club 

  • disco 

  • gardening 

Activities

Our resource centre offer activities in the community and activities at the centre such as: 

  • art and craft activities 

  • music 

  • computing 

  • tabletop activities 

  • sensory stimulation activities 

 

Many people who come to the centre can enjoy local community facilities such as parks, farms, cafes and shops. Additionally, they can participate in activities like swimming, cycling, horse riding, ten pin bowling and visits to museums and art galleries and the wider countryside.

We regularly discuss and develop new activities based on the views and interests of those using our services. 

We hold regular reviews to ensure that our services continue to meet individual needs. We work closely with you and your family to find out what's important to you, now and in the future. 

Some of the facilities on offer within the Day Centre:

  • Sensory room          

  • Arts & Crafts

  • Multimedia Cinema / Wii Fit / Bluray DVD                

  • Fully adapted kitchen

  • Daily Living Skills

  • Sensory Garden 

  • Music Sessions              

  • Social Outings

Day Centre
43 John Street

Great Houghton
Barnsley

South Yorkshire

S72 0EA

 

01226 755070

daycare@communityplaces.co.uk

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