ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES
PINC - Activities and Services
Not forgetting that siblings, parents and carers deserve support and opportunities to share experiences and empower them, we also offer a large amount of activities and support to engage the families and carers of those with a learning disability.
Activities for Children
A group run in in both Wokingham and Bracknell to give siblings aged between 8 and 13 some ‘me time’, let off steam and have fun by taking part in a range of different activities.
This social group is for young people aged 13 (in Year 9) to 19 with a learning disability and/or autism, offering an opportunity to socialise and have fun through a range of activities.
Activities for Adults
@ The Acorn
A social group for people aged 18 years plus, including those with complex needs held in a local community venue in Wokingham.
Bracknell Social Group
This social group for adults with learning disabilities and/or autism meets on a weekly basis at different venues in Bracknell Forest
Paul’s Karaoke is an activity for people aged 16 years plus with a learning disability and/or autism. The activity is funded through donations.
The Gateway Award is a life skills programme for individuals aged 18+ with a mild to moderate learning disability and/or autism. The programme has no upper age limit.
” Tonight one of our members took the mike to sing-a-long for the first time. He has been coming to the club for 4 years so this was a fantastic achievement. “
Respite activities for carers include; theatre and shopping trips, pamper events, carers coffee mornings and lunches with peer support and emotional and practical support from our Family Liaison Team.
Organised information events aimed at carers cover topical issues such as Wills & Trusts, Benefits and Approaching Adulthood. We always support Carers’ Week and work in partnership with other Carer organisations to ensure the best support for our members.
Family Liaison Support
Our Family Liaison Team (are at the core of our work) and can help carers and families with both emotional and practical support via phone, email or at a one to one meeting.
Practical support we can offer includes form filling, benefits, support in meetings or with assessments, information on subjects such as transition, schools and colleges, EHCPs, mental capacity, power of attorney, deputyship, wills and trusts, housing, supported living, activities and clubs, employment, carers’ rights and much more.