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West Berkshire Mencap - Badminton

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Badminton - those participating will gain from getting fitter, improved hand / eye co-ordination and learn to work as a team and to enjoy the game of Badminton

Who to contact

Contact Name
Eli Harris
Contact Position
LeisurePlus Manager
Telephone
01635 778120
E-mail
eli.harris@wbmencap.org
Website
Mencap
Parent Organisation

Where to go

Name
Northcroft Leisure Centre
Address
Northcroft Lane
Newbury
Berkshire
Postcode
RG14 1RS
Notes

Transport is not provided to this venue.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
10.30am to 11.30am
Time of day
Morning
Session Information
Open every week with breaks for Christmas. Individuals are expected to attend service all year to work through the awards (holidays are allowed during the year).

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
18-25
26-49
50+
Referral required
No
Referral Details

Personal Budgets or Self-funded.

Local Offer

Description

Badminton - those participating will gain from getting fitter, improved hand / eye co-ordination and learn to work as a team and to enjoy the game of Badminton

Contact Name
Eli Harris
Contact Telephone
01635 778120
Contact Email
eli.harris@wbmencap.org
SEN Provision Type
Speech & Language Difficulties, Behavioural, Emotional & Social Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Physical Disability, Moderate Learning Difficulties
Local Offer Age Bands
19 plus
Needs Level
Medium
Low

General Provider

Is your service accessible? (consider in general terms how you make your service accessible, in addition to any specific premises issues)

The venue is fully accessible and has disabled toilets

What are the eligibility criteria for your service? (please include any age restrictions, types of need catered for etc)

Anyone over the age of 18 (including wheelchair users) willing to play / learn badminton

How are referrals/applications made to your service? (include details of who can refer/apply and referral and application process)

Self Referral Care Manager Referral Application Form on Request Funding needs to be in place before placement can start, and all paperwork completed with Care plans and information shared with placement.

What is your service standard for responding to referrals/accessing services? (include timescales for responding to referrals and accessing services)

Applications and enquiries are acknowledged as soon as they are received. Individuals will be invited at their convenience to visit Badminton and see if they would like a free taster session.

Who provides / funds your service?
Local Authority
Are children, young people, parents / carers charged for your service?
Yes
Details of charges, whether any help is available with costs

£4 per session. Personal Budgets or self-funded.

Inspection outcomes/quality awards

Badminton is part of LeisurePlus (West Berkshire Mencap) and is registered with Wokingham and West Berkshire's 'Support with Confidence' Scheme.

Feedback and complaints procedure

The service conducts an annual customer satisfaction survey which provides an opportunity to provide feedback and comments on the service. However, we are keen to ensure that any issues are addressed by ourselves at the earliest opportunity and complaints and compliments should be addressed in the first instance to the manager of the service verbally or by phone / email as follows: Name Telephone Email Should the complaint relate to the manager of the service (or dissatisfaction with the way an existing complaint has been handled) then complaints should be addressed to the Acting CEO as follows: Tony Ferguson / Jane Hall - 01635 41464 - tony.ferguson@wbmencap.org / jane.hall@wbmencap.org - West Berkshire Mencap The Mencap Centre Enborne Gate Enborne Road Newbury Berkshire RG14 6AT

How will I know my child will be safe using this service?

Individual risk assessments are completed for everybody who attends the service, all activities are risk assessed and all staff are fully trained in a variety of subjects on a regular basis. Health and Safety Awareness, Fire Awareness, Safe Guarding, Medication / Personal Care, Epilepsy, PRICE, First Aid, Equality and Diversity, Managing Challenging Behaviour. West Berkshire Mencap complies with all Health and Safety requirements and all associated legislation. West Berkshire Mencap fully supports best practise and provides yearly training refreshers to staff; instead of three yearly recommendation for training.

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