Corran Dean is our newest centre, which opened in 2014 and is run on a not-for-profit basis as a Community Interest Company. Our key service here is our completely individualised, bespoke support.

What we offer:

  • Short breaks or respite for adults
  • Short breaks for families with additional support needs
  • Day opportunities for adults and children
  • Residential stays and day visits for learners from schools
  • Work experience placements and additional learning opportunities for college learners

Schools

We offer a wide range of bespoke courses for schools, with hands-on activities being a particular strength. Our aim is always to develop youngsters so that they come away feeling good about themselves and having acquired new skills. As an accredited training centre, we can arrange ASDAN courses and we will take people’s special interests and create a related course. This might be something as specific as expressive arts via video making. Our goal is always to acknowledge and focus on what people can do rather than what they can’t.

Several members of the team are former special school staff and are experienced at developing activities programmes that are enjoyable, fulfilling and contribute towards gaining independence skills.

The spacious, rural settings at both of Corran’s premises enables service users to take part in outdoor activities including simple general maintenance tasks, animal care, growing vegetables, sports activities, gardening, and barbecuing in the summer months.
Some of the activities we take part in allow individuals to form links with the local community and this is yet another opportunity for learning. All of our schools programmes are outcome driven and can be run for a short period, e.g. at half term, or on an ongoing basis. We strive to make our offering affordable for schools and we give a huge amount of value in terms of the experiences we provide and the development we see in the children we work with.
To find out more about the work we do with schools, please email us for more information.

 

We also have a centre in Wales – Corran Vale. Please click here to see the services we offer there.

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