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Matthew enjoys his time at Acorn. The staff are very obliging and easy to talk to and take into consideration the needs of the individual they are with. There is a wide range of things to do like caring for animals and making new enclosures for them. Matty likes making kindling because he can listen to the radio. He has a walk each afternoon and can get a drink of coke. He comes home each day happy and full of beans.
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Acorn Community really do care about everything they do. Jordan is at the centre of a truly amazing wrap around care package.
My son has become part of a developing community care charity which for some years provided day care for him twice a week. Acorns provided a level of support beyond expectation whilst my son lived with me for 5 months; I simply do not know how I would have coped without their commitment in terms of practical care issues and emotional support.
Acorns created a home for Tom which identified the facilities he needed specific to him. He has become a very happy member of what feels like a thriving and developing community where he is valued for his individuality as are other service users.
Management’s vision creates imaginative projects in which they work alongside staff, carers and service users to bring a sense of purpose and satisfaction to all those involved; being part of a team they work together with positivity and volunteers are keen to join in activities which are not just beneficial but bring fun (and laughter) to ‘life on the farm’ in what is a safe and life enhancing environment.
I feel extraordinarily lucky that in the midst of a family crisis Acorn Community Care went above and beyond in their endeavours to support us; in creating a lovely home where my son would feel safe and happy they brought me a peace of mind.
When my son first went to Acorn 3 years ago he was struggling to say the least. From that first day he was supported, validated, and kept safe whilst being encouraged to grow in confidence and abilities. He loves Acorn, feels part of the team, and is allowed to be himself. I cannot praise and thank the Acorn staff enough for doing what they do every day.
Mr B. Supported Living
I like all the staff. I love coming to the farm. I get to try new things and spend time with animals.
Mr F. Day Service
It’s a very good place. Nice staff and I love spending time with my friends. I come to day services five days a week and wouldn’t change it for the world.