Mowers Arc CIC

Type of service:
Adulthood
Address:
Living Faith Temple, The Connaughty Centre, 170 Cottingham Road, Corby, NN17 1SY
Mobile number:
07447 101015
Service description:

Mower’s Ark provide highly specialised and personalised day services to individuals with learning disabilities in Northamptonshire.

Mower’s Ark provide skilled person-centred planning to create activity timetables for people which offer a broad balance of activities that include social community action in outdoor areas.

Individuals attending Mower’s Ark will be supported to develop their communication skills, express themselves, make friends and support their community. Most importantly it is a fun and challenging environment, which will support individuals to strive to meet their potential. All of this will be supported by skilled specialist support staff.

They offer highly personalised and progression focused activity programmes which include:

  • Ongoing training in everyday living skills (Menu planning, budget planning, shopping,
    cooking, health & safety skills)
  • Development of Communication (using the chosen communication methods of individuals)
  • Health & Wellbeing - an extensive programme of sporting, leisure and social activities in
    people’s local community
  • Meaningful real-life work experiences that benefit the community,learning vocational skills in practical realistic environments
  • Educational activities that train individuals to grow their own fruit and vegetables, maintain gardens and grounds, use horticultural tools and health & Safety
  • Outdoor activities that promote health & wellbeing
  • Programmes that assist individuals to cope and develop confidence in social situations

Service users attending Mower’s Ark will have the ability to choose their own work placements that benefit the community.

Mower’s Ark will focus on outdoor horticulture, garden and grounds maintenance, growing organic fruit and vegetables and cooking and serving healthy meals

Cost:
contact provider for costs
Age range:
18 years - 100 years
Languages:
British Sign Language, Makaton
Opening hours:
Monday 09:00 - 15:30
Tuesday 09:00 - 15:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 15:30
Thursday 09:00 - 15:30
Friday 09:00 - 15:30
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • Education or school
  • NCC Customer Services
  • Professional referral
  • School referral
  • Self referral
  • Social Care
Last updated on:
25/09/2019
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