What do we do?

We offer individual time and support in achieving goals and realistic targets by providing meaningful activities and therapies in a safe, structured, supervised environment. The emphasis of the care being ‘smal
l and friendly’.

        Increase self esteem

        Promote social interaction

        Enhance confidence

        Awareness of well being

        Work individually and as part of a team

        Offer education in farming, animal care and horticulture

        Provide a small, safe, secure and friendly environment

        Prevent deterioration

For more information on the concept of care farming visit Care Farming UK

Activities

You have the opportunity to help with the care of a range of different animals including pigs, goats, chickens and ponies. On the farm there is also a large vegetable plot and poly tunnel where people can enjoy tending to the crops.

        Animal care and welfare (possibly working towards a NVQ qualification)

        Support in seeking employment/voluntary or paid

        Growing vegetables, plants, flowers

        Group therapy

        Individual plan of care, time and attention

        Cooking, including chutneys, jams and pickles

        Bread making with an experienced baker

        Art and crafts

        Restoring furniture

        Woodwork

        Metal work

        Bird watching

        CBT sessions by a qualified therapist

        Support for carers/relatives/agencies

        Maintenance of machinery

        Countryside maintenance i.e hedging.

        Environment awareness/issues

The farm is always open to suggestions for further activities. If you can help us deliver activities or have useful equipment, let us know!