This centre for adults with learning difficulties is located right in the heart of Northampton’s town centre.
Brookside (BDS) provides opportunities for individuals to have an active choice in how they spend their time, enabling a sense of purpose and wellbeing.
Brookside aim to provide activities that will meet the needs of the individual, moving away from the “one size fits all” approach and wholeheartedly embracing person centred practices.
Brookside cater for adults with a learning disability at their premises in Northampton’s town centre. They have a modern environment with areas for activities, quiet reflection along with social spaces for communal times. The rooftop garden is used to grow organic fruit and vegetables which are used to prepare tasty lunches and snacks. This is tended by those who enjoy gardening. Lunch is included in cost.
At Brookside the team want all individuals to feel appreciated and for customers to have a sense of purpose and fulfilment.
All activities will aim to:
- Build independence
- Create social experiences, develop friendships and positive relationships
- Enable life skills
- Grow confidence
- Support self-esteem and awareness
- Increase health and wellbeing
- Enable real work experiences
Please be aware the premises are situated on the second and third floor - with a fully accessible lift in operation but this may not be suitable for some clients.
Brookside also offer summer holiday activity days for young people with special educational needs and disabilities age 16 to 18.