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Beyond the Wall

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Activities for our members are provided on our Facebook page and on our website and are therefore available to anyone, and particularly suitable for adults with a learning disability.  Videos guide you through activities including mindfulness, yoga, making snacks, lunches and baking, art and crafts and sensory activities.

General Details

Beyond The Wall provides work and learning for people with learning disabilities, Autism and mental health difficulties, in a friendly and supportive environment.  Set in a beautiful 2 acre Victorian walled garden on the Thornham estate near Eye, we also have access to acres of woodland for photography, nature study and relaxation.  

The walled garden is 30 minutes from Stowmarket, 35 minutes from Bury St Edmunds, 15 minutes from Diss. 

Our Vision

To provide an outstanding service to enable clients to be fulfilled and active members of society

Our Mission Statement

  • An outstanding learning environment
  • A broad choice of opportunities on and off site
  • Real life experiences
  • Engagement with hard to reach individuals
  • Great pastoral support and advice

We offer a range of different activities including;

Horticulture, Food Skills, Work Preparation, Life Skills, Personal and Social Development, Yoga and Health Walks, Leisure and Recreation.

 

 

Who to contact

Name
Karen Bleay
Position
Centre Manager
Telephone
01379 788 700
Email
hello@beyondthewall.org.uk
Website
http://www.beyondthewall.org.uk
Social Media
 Like us on Facebook
 Follow us on Twitter
Address
Thornham Walled Garden
Thornham Magna
Eye
Suffolk
Postcode
IP23 8HA

Additional contact

Name
Sharlene
Position
Budd
Telephone
01379788700
Email
Sharlene@beyondthewall.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Beyond the Wall
Area served
Ipswich, South Ipswich, Stowmarket, Ixworth, Bury St Edmunds, Elmswell, Eye, Mid Suffolk, Thurston, Debenham, Suffolk, North Ipswich, Needham Market, West Ipswich
Venue Email
hello@beyondthewall.org.uk
Venue Website
https://www.beyondthewall.org.uk/
Parking available
Yes
Parking details
Plenty of parking space available.

Days & Times

Monday to Fridays
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Session Information
Sessions run from 9am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday
year round (closed for 1 week at Christmas and closed bank holidays)

Other details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
47 Day-time
Cost Details
Daily rate ranges from £47 to £67.50. Free trial day offered. BTW staff will assess level of support required by the member (e.g. personal care) and the daily rate will then be quoted. Transport from local areas may be available for a reasonable charge - please ask for details. Term-time only (or college holidays -only) and half-day options may also be available - please ask for more information.
Referral required?
No
Referral and availability notes

Referrals from Social Workers, GP's and other professionals or organisations are welcomed.  Clients can also self-refer, or be referred by a family member or carer. 

Age Groups
16-25 years, Adults, Young people
Accessibility
Wheelchair Access, Adapted Toilet
Service users involved in planning
Yes
Last Updated
21/05/2020

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

Staff and volunteers are highly trained and supported in order to provide an exceptional service.  All staff and volunteers are training in safeguarding vulnerable adults, learning disabilities and mental health. 

Contact
Karen Bleay
Telephone
01379 788700
Email
admin@beyondthewall.org.uk
Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Health conditions
Learning difficulties
Mental health conditions
Physical disabilities
Sensory impairments

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