Day activities for people with learning disabilities and/or autism - The Yume Project

The Yume Project offers a wide range of day activities and services tailored to meet the needs of adults with learning disabilities and/or autism. 

Staff have developed particular expertise in a number of areas, these include challenging behaviour, complex physical needs, epilepsy, life skills, transition, arts and crafts, autistic spectrum disorder and dementia.

Additional activities are:

Arts and Crafts, Cooking Skills, Reflexology, Photography and Yoga, Communication Games (including Makaton), Community Access, Indoor Bowls, 10-pin Bowling.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Claud Monteiro
Contact Position
Service Manager
Telephone
01635 798507
E-mail
hello@theyumeproject.org.uk
Website
The Yume Project
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/theyumeproject/

Where to go

Name
Fronds Park
Address
Unit F1
Woolhampton
Newbury
Berkshire
Postcode
RG7 4LH
Notes

We operate out of a number of community venues, such as village halls. All of which are fully wheelchair accessible.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
09.30am till 3.15pm Monday to Friday
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning
Session Information
Different activities on different days, at different venues
We also offer the occasional activity on a Saturday or in the evenings.

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
Various
Details
Costs vary from individual to individual, depending on that persons needs, such as one to one support. However, a basic day with starts at around £50 to £60.

Availability

Age Ranges
16-18
18-25
26-49
50+
Referral Details

We encourage any new client to do a taster day, or half-day before committing to a regular weekly slot. 

Other notes

We welcome School and College Students (age 16+), during half-term and end-of-term holiday breaks, as a lead up to adult services.

We are committed to offering a 'person centred' service and welcome the opportunity to support individuals from all cultures.

Local Offer

Description

The Yume Project provide day activities for adults and transition people with Learning Disabilities. We work from a number of community venues, such as village and church halls, across the Newbury and West Berkshire area.

Our staff are all fully trained and have many years of experience. The Yume Project ethos is to be person-centred, responding to the needs of clients. The Yume Project will support people to pursue their goals, and to be as independent as possible. The Yume Project have strong links with the community, including schools, libraries and churches.

Contact Name
Claud
Contact Telephone
01635 798507
Contact Email
hello@theyumeproject.org.uk
SEN Provision Type
Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Specific Literacy Difficulties, Speech & Language Difficulties, Behavioural, Emotional & Social Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Physical Disability, Hearing Impairment, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties, Visual Impairment
Local Offer Age Bands
16 to 18
19 plus

General Provider

Is your service accessible? (consider in general terms how you make your service accessible, in addition to any specific premises issues)
All premises and other venues used, are wheelchair accessible. The Yume Project are able to support with Personal Care.
What are the eligibility criteria for your service? (please include any age restrictions, types of need catered for etc)
All prospective clients are encouraged to have a taster session to ensure that what we offer is suited to them.
How are referrals/applications made to your service? (include details of who can refer/apply and referral and application process)
Parents or Social Care workers can refer. A discussion with a Manager to arrange a taster session, then the client to decide if The Yume Project activities are suitable for their needs.
What is your service standard for responding to referrals/accessing services? (include timescales for responding to referrals and accessing services)
Referrals and queries are normally answered within a few days. From there a taster session is offered, then if the client wishes to use the services a contract is created. On receipt of the completed contract and confirmation of funding information, the service can begin.
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
Charges start from £54 per day, or for one-to-one service, from £18 per hour. All charges are based on the individual client's needs. The Yume Project signpost parents/carers to get help from the relevant people at West Berkshire Council.
Feedback and complaints procedure
All complaints and compliments can be directed by e-mail to hello@theyumeproject.org.uk or by post to The Managers, The Yume Project, Building 105 South, Greenham Business Park, Thatcham, RG19 6HN. These will be replied to within 5 working days, and follow the company's Complaints Policy and Procedure. Easy Read copy of this policy/procedure can be made available if needed.
How will I know my child will be safe using this service?
All staff are fully trained, and DBS Checked for both adults and Children

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