The philosophy of the Work Therapy Unit is to provide life enriching opportunities to the people we work with.
Aims and Objectives:
To generate meaningful work activities which includes maintaining and enhancing their existing skills in the areas of social, leisure and recreational skills.
To provide activities of a therapeutic nature.
To involve each individual in making real choices and also to assist them in their own development.
Overview of Activities:
- Green keeping and lawn maintenance.
- Horticultural programme.
- Christmas table arrangements.
- Dance classes with Attitude Dance Studio.
- Laughing therapy and head massage.
- Music therapy project.
- Food and health project.
- Sport programme.
- Drama classes – Blue Sky drama group.
- Art classes.
This service caters for adults who have completed their training in the Adult Training Centre; the Work Therapy Unit is a horticultural based unit which provides the individuals who attend with daily horticultural duties and responsibilities.
This unit also has a strong focus on community participation and involvement and arts and crafts experimentation.