Bright Lives - Learning Disability and Autism Service Colchester
Day Opportunities Centre
Colchester and Tendring
We specialise in Autism, Learning Disabilities and can support other mental health conditions.
For further information please contact us on 01206 615165
Transport is available.
Bright Lives has come a long way, we developed the programme to teach independence to a cohort of eight students, these students are now volunteering and fund-raising for large charities as well as living a full life after just three years in our centre.
This new programme will expand on the success as we make this opportunity available to a large cohort.
This is a great opportunity, call today for further details: 01206 615165 or email Michael@brightlives.org.uk
PLEASE NOTE: BRIGHT LIVES are only closed on Bank Holidays.
We are open during the school holidays so why not contact us or use our online booking system.
We accept "Pay as You Go" bookings and we can provide a full day support.
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Bright Lives had a visit from BBC Essex when two of our students spoke to the Reporter we were also joined by the Colchester Catalyst representative Rodney Appleyard to make this recording. Click on the link below to listen to this event.
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CALL FOR FURTHER DETAILS - 01206 615165
Progression and Personal Development
We offer engaging programmes to develop the skills through workshops and continuous assessment, in order to maximise the potential of our students. Accreditation is provided through ASDAN. Bright Lives offers progress reporting 6 and 12 monthly where requested. A portfolio is created by the student that is available for inspection at any time by our accrediting body ASDAN as well as by the Social Worker or Guardian to show the progression of the individual.
Select the tabs below to get an overview of some of our services
The sessions we offer:
Arts and crafts
Party fun and keep fit
Karaoke and music fun
In addition to these we also run external activities away from the centre, subject to weather conditions.
Bright Lives also offers full day placements for adults over 18 years, please contact us for further details 01206 615165
We use ASDAN http://www.asdan.co.uk for our accreditation. Bright Lives is a fully accredited college and deliver the course to the student whilst gathering the evidence required through a number of means verbal, written and through video. These courses vary in length from a few months up-to a year. Prices available on request, our ASDAN courses of which some are one day and others are two days per week.
We also bundle a few course in order to meet the requirements of the Care Act 2014.
Route to Independent living
Route to Employment.
Our courses are person centred to develop the skills of the individual to develop greater independence. Further details can be found in the above links however all courses are person centred and developed on a one to one bases, these can be discussed by arranging a meeting with us.
Bright Lives are also offers day time respite for young people over 18 years old looking to do field based day trips
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Bright Lives C.I.C
Abbots Activity Centre
39 Ladbrook Drive
Colchester CO2 8RW