Drumlin House applies the Interim Standards for New Directions for adults with Intellectual Disabilities attending its work skill programme in the Print Shop, Garden Centre and Kitchen as well as participants in the Day Activation programme- The Link.
New Directions sets out 12 supports that should be available to people with disabilities that are using day services: –
New Directions sets out 12 supports
The Print Shop was opened in 2004 by Barry McGuigan. It is open to the public and provides an extensive printing service to local businesses, organisation’s and the general public. 8 work skills participants assist in the day to day running of the print shop.
Sinead helping a customer in the print shop
The Garden Centre which provides flowers and shrubs for sale to the public was opened in 1995, 8 work skills participants have learned the horticultural skills required to assist within this enterprise.
Francis Kelly working in the glasshouse
8 work skills participants assist in the kitchen preparing healthy snacks and lunches on a daily basis for all trainees using the skills they acquired while in Rehabilitative training.
Kitchen team preparing lunch