Learning Disability Week 2020

19/06/2020

Stableyard Supported Living Apartments, Limavady

On Thursday (18th June), Stableyard Supported Living hosted a BBQ to celebrate Learning Disability Week 2020. A great day was had by all service users who enjoyed the sun, BBQ, music, games and surprise visit of King Whippy Sean, to give them ice-cream. The theme of this year’s annual BBQ was ‘Friendship’.

Evergreen Day Services, Gransha Park

Due to COVID19, services at the Evergreen Centre have been provided through outreach.

See below photos of service users taking part in outreach trips and ‘Sow and Grow’.

Maybrook Day Services, Derry/Londonderry

Maybrook service users have been availing of daily outings through outreach. Click on the below phots as Maybrook celebrate Learning Disability Week 2020.

Glenside Day Services

This is Roberta Cochrane, who is a service user at Glenside Day Services. Roberta has been enjoying doing arts and crafts at home and made this lovely picture for all the Western Trust staff. Well Done Roberta!
Roberta Cochrane with her Stay Safe Poster

Berryburn 

The Berryburn Centre are hosting a space themed party on Tuesday June 16th as part of Learning Disability Week 2020. Service Users have helped to make props to decorate the room including UFO’s, planets and stars. The party will have themed food, games, movies and TV shows.

Graphic promoting the Space Themed Party

Lakeview Hospital

Staff at Lakeview Hospital hosted a Social Distancing Sports/Fun Day for clients. Read More

Benbradagh Day Services, Limavady

See below images from a range of social distanced activities service users have been taking part in to celebrate Learning Disability Week 2020.

Omagh and Dromore Community Teams 

To celebrate Learning Disability Week, the Omagh and Dromore Community Teams have been linking with service users by sending easy read letters and activity packs – click here to read.

One of the Family Support Workers in Omagh has involved some clients in a social distancing garden project.

Fermanagh Day Services

Fermanagh Day Services have organised a range of social distanced activities for service users to celebrate Learning Disability Week 2020.

Click on the pictures below to see how service users have been keeping busy and a ‘Service User Story’ from Andrea Eva.

Service User Story: Andrea Eva Edwards Taylor

Hi my name is Andrea Eva Edwards Taylor. I am 37 years old. I attend Killadeas Day Care at the Share Unit which is a centre for adults who have a learning disability. I also have very limited eye sight but this does not prevent me from doing what I love.

The paintings and sculptures that are being exhibited at the Share Unit are created by myself. I have a passion for art and fictional characters, this is where I get my inspiration from to create my art work.