i-Grow Care and Support
We offer flexible support at times and days that suit you. We get to know you and work with you to create effective solutions.
Contact us to take part in any of the following opportunities:
- Life and home skills
Learn or improve your home skills at the i-grow house, practising cooking and other home management tasks.
- Keep active and fit
Take part in sports and games including Boccia and Basketball at the Life Centre, Golf at Boringdon, or join the Heartbeat Gym.
- Be creative
Relax and enjoy some Art and Design, Sewing and Wool Crafts or maybe try some other Art and Craft or creative writing project of your choice.
- Know about your environment
Have a go at Furniture up-cycling. Create and look after a Small Space Garden or enjoy some Wildlife projects.
- Use assistive technology to gain knowledge
Develop new life skills using latest technology such as iPad, Tablets, iPhones, and computers.
- Know your community
Access local facilities and events, Use City bus, go Walking, try some Photography, and find out more about Plymouth and what it can offer.
Enabling / Supported Living
We will provide you with:
- Outcome based, personalised and active support
- Friendly, trained and experienced staff
- Support to maximise your personal budget
- Flexible support at times and days that suit you
- Solutions to meet your needs and increase your independence
- A consistent staff team
We provide respite services at our i-grow skills house.
We use the house to increase independent living schools for those who are looking to move into Supported Living in the future.
The Involve Project worked with individuals with Autism, their parents/carers, organisations and Animate theatre company to produce a Skills Led Needs-Assessment Toolkit. Training on the Toolkit was delivered and included live theatre performances showing life from the persons perspective.
The Inspire Project working in collaboration with Plymouth Highbury Trust provides training / mentoring so that staff are confident and skilled to use technologies whilst supporting people. Using the Skills for Care Culture Toolkit to support change, embed personalisation, new ways of working and person centred approaches and using our expert knowledge we have up-skilled staff and given them the confidence necessary to use technology on a daily basis.
The Assistive Technology project working in partnership with St Luke's Hospice demonstrated how using assistive technology can enable choice / dignity / independence in palliative / end of life care. The project highlighted the need for effective communication skills in supporting end of life care; including those with dementia, learning disability & other specific communication needs.
- Day Service and Day Opportunity Framework Provider
- Support Living Framework Provider
- 26 to 64 years old
- Learning disabilities
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