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Weʼre raising £250,000 to To raise funds to develop existing MultiSensory facilities for children and adults with additional needs....

Location
Londonderry, Derry, United Kingdom
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A replacement Day Opportunities facility will enable us to offer 12 additional day opportunity placements to clients with Learning Disability and associated complex needs i.e Behavioural Challenges, Mental Ill health and or physical disabilities ( Total of 24 placements). It is our groups intention to have a progressive person centred innovative facility designed and co-worked by those clients attending this facility.
These clients require accessible spacious facilities which will available for them over the Monday to Saturday period,clients have also requested evening socialisation opportunities to promote local integration. An accessible coffee shop will be available to promote ordinary
dining and integration opportunities with customers from the local community and those using the MultiSensory facility. Furniture and equipment will be required to be modern, bright accessible and robust to meet the diverse needs of the user groups.
The adjoining MultiSensory centre will offer a 7 day service to children and adults of all ages from 0 - 90 years, this facility will meet the needs of clients on the Autistic Spectrum, Learning Disability, Mental Ill Health, Brain Injury, Dementia and mainstream children. The current MultiSensory facility has been operational for almost 2 years
and whilst occupancy and feedback is good, it is not large enough to meet the needs of older users, it does not have independent changing places facilities nor does it offer the safety and security benchmark that we would require. The current building cannot support hoisting facilities, which are imperative for many of this client group.
The current facility is utilised by Specialschools, Adult day Centres, Nursing Homes, Parents and carers and their children and young adults, COS groups, Surestart groups etc….We also act as a training facility for users of multisensory equipment in their own homes, centres etc.

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  • Martina Bell

    Martina Bell

    3 months ago

    Martina Bell

    THANKYOU TO EVERYONE OF OUR SUPPORTERS....every single penny donated is your precious hard earned cash , and we appreciate you considering Artspace to be worthy of it...We will be transparent about where the money will be spent.....and welcome any questions you may have along the way..... Many many thanks... Artspace Team

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  • Alison Smyth

    Alison Smyth

    Oct 10, 2016

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Oct 8, 2016

    Well done Nicole Thomas x

    £30.00

  • Emma Dougherty

    Emma Dougherty

    Oct 2, 2016

    Such a great place I hope you get the money you need to expand Xx

    £10.00

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Martina Bell

Martina Bell

Londonderry, Derry, United Kingdom

Artspace creative arts centre is a community interest company which supports people with learning disabilities to develop their creative skills whilst producing a quality handcrafted product The Multi Sensory rooms act as a whole community resource .

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