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Thurmaston Day Centre
Our mission here at Thurmaston day centre is to engage adults who have various learning or physical disabilities in activities that will encourage creativity, enhance their quality of life and build on life skills. Our focus is to enrich the lives of the people we support by integrating them into the community and provide person centred, day to day activities and events. All staff are trained to support to a high standard and the centre can accommodate a range of complex needs.
Person centred approach
Here at the centre we believe in a person centred approach, therefore the support we provide and the length of time spent at the centre varies significantly depending on the needs of the individual. We develop bespoke timetables that are suited to each person as well as holding larger events and group activities that are open to everyone.
Thurmaston day centre facilitates regular outings based on building on relationships with peers and engaging in community activity. This gives the people we support a chance to experience enjoyable activities, out in the community to create happy memories with the friends they have made here at the centre. Some examples of the many activities our service users enjoy are: cinema, bowling, shopping, golf and much more.
We are very lucky to have Watermead Park on our doorstep, giving everyone a chance to get out into these beautiful surroundings, every day. Many of the people we support have walking around the park as part of their daily timetable, encouraging health and wellbeing in their daily routine.
We provide daily activities as well as monthly events. Some examples of these are:
Sports day – an inclusive day, giving everyone we support a chance to take part in sports events and win prizes
Flower arranging – bringing out everyone’s creative side and taking some beautiful arrangements home to families.
Sensory spa – A regular activity that has benefited all of our service users. Using pressure points to regulate senses and, of course, enjoying the lovely textures and scents.
Music festival – A summer event held for everyone at the Centre and our other services. Live music, dancing, face painting, food and fancy dress. A chance to enjoy a big event in a safe place.
Cooking and life skills –
All the people we support are encouraged and supported to be as independent as possible. This involves being given the opportunity to cook or bake, help to clean up and enjoy food that they have made themselves.
Our sensory room is available to all the people we support and is included in most of their timetables.There are many benefits to using a sensory room, whether it be calming or stimulating. The sensory room can help develop users’ visual processing abilities as well as their fine and gross motor skills, facilitating day-to-day living.
The Registered Manager for Accredo Support & Development Ltd is Nigel Humphrey; Nigel has extensive experience working with people with Learning Disabilities and Autism, and has held registration with the Care Quality Commission for over 10 years in total, covering a variety of settings including residential care settings, supported living and outreach services.
“I would just like to let you know I love working with the staff at Rehabillity UK, I love my job and I’m obviously a council candidate for the area I work in until further notice I wouldn’t mind going full time.”
Staff Member - Aspects 2
“I wanted to thank you and your staff for making my week the most relaxed I’ve had in Leicester for many years. I can see that Accredo are working well for my brother and sister.”
Family Member - Accredo
“I was made to feel very welcome when I visited the service, and was impressed at the homeliness and ‘atmosphere’ of the home, it felt positive and friendly. The positive support and input from yourself and your team enabled us all to ensure that our client was at the centre of our discussions and that his needs were at all times paramount.
Social Worker - Dorset
I would like to thank you and your team for welcoming me yesterday.
It has been very informative for me and I had the opportunity to learn and practice so much. I really appreciated how friendly you all were. Although I was initially quite nervous due to having limited experience with PMLD population, you and the rest of the team eased me in and showed me how you care for all your residents.
I also noticed how personalised care can be delivered in such a respectful manner in a residential setting. It was really inspirational to see how all your staff work with residents in such a caring way and the amount of knowledge they have about the specific needs of every individual. Within a short period of time, I was able to observe a professional, friendly and caring attitude from all the staff. This clearly makes all the residents feel at home and at ease.
Thank you so much for allowing me to practice key nursing skills whilst providing guidance. It has been a really great day for me.
Student Nurse - Aspects 2
“I want to say thank you to you and staff for support CW last week, you have pulled out all the stops to support her when she has really needed it in the midst of a bit of an emergency”
Family Member - Accredo
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