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0208 683 1721
0208 665 5258
info@benshamcentre.co.uk
377-379 Bensham Resource Centre
Bensham Lane, Thornton Heath,
CR7 7ER

Pottery

  • Making of frames, vases, pots, plaques, jewellery, flowers and other decorative items using clay.
  • To explore and develop their creativity and enhance manual dexterity.

Cooking

  • Planning, buying ingredients, preparing, serving and clearing up. Each session has its own pictorial recipe for Service Users to follow easily.
  • Improve cooking skills for a more independent life.

Music

  • Experience a range of different instruments; percussion, wind, electric keyboard as well as different types of music.
  • Enjoyment, relaxation, expression and communication through music.

Computer Skills:

  • Surf the Net for information, use email, print, use of social media, and use specialised software and hardware designed for those with Learning Disabilities.
  • Development of communication skills, interaction, learning, listening to music

Arts & Crafts:

  • Combination of Art and Craft: cutting, pasting, drawing, painting and collage.
  • Development of artistic skills using a range of materials and equipment. Learn to work alone and in a group collectively to achieve a task.

Keep Fit:

  • Physical exercises, dancing-stepping sequences, floor stretching.
  • Tutor-led classes to increase mobility, muscle tone and overall physical wellbeing. To develop motor skills and coordination.

Drama:

  • Opportunity to explore and address issues, to act, to sing and to dance.
  • Explore feelings, to work in a group, to perform to audiences, thereby gaining personal satisfaction, improving communications skills and building confidence.

Sensory:

  • To provide an environment that will stimulate the sensory reception, i.e. smell, light, sound and touch.
  • To enhance relaxation through stimulation and the experiencing of different sensations.

Others:

We run many other classes:

Sewing, Discussion Group & Current Affairs, Bingo, Hair and Beauty (pampering sessions), Board and Card Games, Massage Therapy, Reading and Writing, Modelling, Construction Activities, Puzzles, Sports.

Community based activities: Library, Shopping, travelling, Cycling, Outings, Bowling, Leisure Centre

Person Centred Plan of Activities

View our example activities timetable by clicking the links below: