People who attend an activity-led day centre for adults in Richmondshire are helping to put smiles on faces of children with disabilities in Uganda.
The Broadacres-run ABLE (Activity Based Learning Environment) Day Centre in Colburn has been a hive of activity in recent months as adults who attend the centre make dolls made from socks.
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The ABLE Day Centre is going from strength to strength, with more people than ever before now using our services.
Enquiries to Centre have increased following the launch of our first website and after we were featured in Richmondshire Today.
Among those who have recently started attending the centre, which is run by Broadacres Housing Association, are 30-year-old Sarah Quin, from Richmond.
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Volunteering at The ABLE Day Centre become part of Pat and Barry Cooper’s lives.
The couple are never happier when they are helping at our day centre, which provides activity based learning for adults with learning or physical disabilities, mental health issues and dementia.
They arrive like clockwork every Friday and spend the day playing dominos, crafting and chatting to the people who use the day centre.
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It’s a dog’s life at the Able Day Centre.
Maisie, our Pets as Therapy (PAT) dog, has now been joined by Milo, who is training to be a PAT dog.
The dogs bring support and comfort to the adults who attend the day centre. Continue reading “A dog’s life”