Community Opportunities Service
Interaction with the community is an essential part of everyday living for all of us and we currently, we are contracted to provide daytime opportunities for all service users group across, Leicestershire Warwickshire and Northampshire. Bonney Care invests heavily in helping to ensure people’s confidence is developed and their opportunities are maximised. Examples include accessing local college courses, finding employment, using the local supermarket, café, park or pub etc. We are also setting up a centre for vocation and employment and also, a digital inclusion & multi-media project described below:
DI@Bonney, our Digital Inclusion and Multi-media project will offer group or 1:1 sessions so individuals can:
Surf the internet safely, research hobbies or interests and find recipes Set up email accounts, send and receive emails Use Google and Google earth
Skype family and friends Learn to use a camera, download and edit photos. Switch operated camera for people with complex needs. Use iPads with sensory apps for relaxation and fun
Use touch screen computers Downloading music, films, burning CD’s Upload photos on Facebook and access YouTube
Make greetings cards, calendars, photo albums, pictorial menus XBOX KINNECT used with a large wall mounted screen is very popular for: Interactive sports, football, tennis, bowling – regular tournaments are organised Wheelchair dancing – great for exercise, social interaction and fun
Cardiovascular exercise and losing weight whilst having fun
We will also offer pre-booked
1:1 cooking sessions – bake a cake, make soup Yoga sessions
Reflexology Gardening Bingo and Art and Collage making
Who is this service available to?
Bonney Care works with adults with learning disabilities and acquired brain injury. This includes people who are on the autistic spectrum, have complex behaviour, dual diagnosis and sensory impairment. We are specialist in working with people with profound disabilities and complex needs, including people who do not use speech to communicate.