Crossreach - Threshold Glasgow Day Opportunities

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Service summary

To access this service you can contact them direct.

You can view the website here:  http://www.crossreach.org.uk/threshold-glasgow

We are based in Templeton business centre near Glasgow Green.  Our service is registered with the Care Inspectorate for adults with learning disabilities.  We are open 7 days a week and only closed two days per year, Christmas day and New Years day.

Client groups

We are mainly registered to work with adults with learning disabilities as well as adults with mental health issues, however we have a wide range of people who want to use our service.  Some people have poor mobility, some are registered blind while others have conditions such as Autism, Epilepsy and food allergies.
We also offer community support where we can meet you at home and support you with social and leisure activities.  We take an empowering approach to supporting people to support you to achieve your outcomes.
 
We can also offer community support to adults with Mental health issues with a variety of tasks including budgeting, cooking and shopping.
We aim to ensure everyone using our service is valued and included in every way.  To this end, we have supported people and worker involvement in every part of the service.

Service details

We offer a totally flexible service based on the choice of the individual person.  We are registered for up to 16 people to use the building based service. 
 
At the moment we run community groups out and about over the course of the week.  Many of these groups have developed through ideas and suggestions given to us by people coming to the service. 
We use pictorial weekly planners for the building and community groups.
 
Its also important to have the opportunity for social interaction and to develop friendships.  We have a variety of social nights and events where everyone is welcome to attend.  This supports everyone to have the opportunity to get involved in the community if they wish.
 
Throughout the week, the building based service offers a mixed programme including Boccia, Yoga, Music, Computing, Flower arranging, Arts and Crafts,  and healthy cooking/Living.  We offer Living life to the full course approved by the NHS as well as Mindfullness and relaxation sessions.
 
We have regular community groups such as Ten Pin Bowling, Cinema, Social, Glasgow, Heritage, Gym, Walking, Music and Drama, Snooker and Gardening groups on offer.   Some of the groups have become so popular we have to hold them over several days!
 
Everyone is encouraged to get involved in any area which is of interest to them.  We now have one person who is a lay assessor with the Care Inspectorate and another who is involved with the Involving People Group.  Supported people and workers are also involved in giving talks at colleges and working with Students who are on placement within the service.
 
Some people travel to the day opportunities themselves while others might need support with travel arrangements.  We can help you to organise which suits you best.  Some people share transport through a taxi firm of choice.  When our community groups are out and about they usually use public transport.  On other occasions some people choose to travel by other arrangements.  This can be organised on request.
 
We have a café bar where people can volunteer to gain experience towards employability. We have a kitchen which can offer you the opportunity to learn or improve skills.

Further information

Registered with the Care Inspectorate to provide the following services:

Support Service - Without Care at Home

Opening times

The day opportunities service is registered from 9am until 9pm 7 days a week.   Our only days that we close are Christmas day and New Years day.

Area served

All of Glasgow

Accessibility

We encourage people to travel using public transport or transport of their choice. Some people have decided to share a taxi to and from the service. Some people are supported by their care provider to Day opportunities. This can be built into their personal budget. We can link in with care providers to help organise any transport.

The building is fully accessible to all and we have a universal toilet suitable for those using a wheelchair.

Price

A full session is £42.56 is based on a 4-1 ratio, which is up to 6 hours including lunch and cost of the activity with the exception of Cinema. A half session is up to 3 hours £21.28 and does not include lunch.  Some people have chosen to come for two hours on a specific day. Other people have decided to come for 5 days for 6 hours each day. There are various activities for the person to decide on what they want to do.

One to one support can be available on request and we will work flexibly to help meet your outcomes.

We are happy for you to arrange to come and see us and we can look at what options suit you best

The page was last updated on 19 September 2016

Main address

Unit 5
Building 5
Templeton Business Centre
Glasgow
G40 1DA

Main telephone

0141 551 9204

Fax

0141 554 7630

Organisation email

thresholdglasgow@crossreach.org.uk

Website

www.crossreach.org.uk

Contact

John Duncanson : Day opportunities manager

Contact telephone

0141 551 9204

Contact email

john.duncanson@crossreach.org.uk