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Head Office: 1 Oak Croft, Bearsted, Maidstone Kent, ME14 4GF | Telephone: 0845 527 0228 | email: info@oakviewcare.com

Home locations: Carmarthenshire, Wales | Berkshire, England

ACTIVITIES

 

The Old Vicarage offers a range of activities to its residents with full support where required. Examples include: 

 

  • Work placements within local volunteer shops (Red Cross etc.) 

 

  • Voluntary work placements e.g. at a local riding centre

 

  • College based courses in various subjects including arts and crafts, beauty, cookery, horticulture, bricklaying and pottery

 

Additionally, we provide day services within supported workshops including:

 

  • Growing for All – Supported workshop within a Garden Centre producing plants and products for the Garden Centre to sell to the public

 

  • Link Up – A supported workshop producing output of mailshots and bundled products for many large UK companies

 

  • The Phoenix Centre Café – Provided catering and cafeteria facilities to the centre’s users

 

Within the home there are opportunities for services users to engage in a wide range of activities in the home, in our activities block or in the garden. these include: 

 

  • Gardening and small holding activities such as chicken keeping. We intend to provide polytunnels and raised beds in the near future as part of a green initiative which the service users have asked to be involved with

 

  • Meal Planning and Cookery – Staff support service users to create nutritional menu’s, to shop for ingredients and then to cook the meals they have planned 

 

  • Computer Skills – Service users are supported to learn how to access information on the internet and engage in multimedia projects such as photo publishing

 

We have provided some photos below.