Statement of Purpose

  • Forward Day Services provides person centred plans which meet and fulfil the expectations of our service users, maximising their ability through a range of age appropriate and stimulating activities. We achieve this through:
  • On-going evaluation of our service users, tracking progression using a range of methods.
  • Providing a safe and stimulating environment which promotes growth and skill attainment.
  • Working with service users who have a variety of complex needs including Autism, Asperger’s and Down’s syndrome, in a way which promotes independence, value and respect.
  • Development of an experienced, committed and dynamic staff team who receive continuing education and training opportunities.
  • Working in partnership with other organisations, to develop educational and employment opportunities.
  • Developing social enterprises including a catering company and jewellery manufacturing/retail outlet.

Forward Day Services provide

  • Individual assessments of service users’ needs based upon identified learning objectives and care planning.
  • Person Centred Planning.
  • Support appropriate to the needs of our service users.
  • Activities which stimulate, challenge, develop and accelerate learning.

Service User Activities

We provide a variety of activities to promote our service users’ learning objectives at base and in the community:

  • Drama & performing arts
  • Communication skill development (including Makaton/objects of reference)
  • Arts and crafts
  • Basic cookery
  • Dance
  • Massage therapy
  • Independent living skills
  • Sensory development in our new sensory room
  • Community activities
  • Transition support
  • IT room
  • Cinema room
  • Rock climbing
  • Trampoline centre visits
  • Swimming
  • Bowling
  • Day trips & meals out
  • Park visits & walks
  • Museum trips
  • And much more...