Daily life at Tinkers Hatch follows the focus of normal family life, with clients involved in all aspects of running the home through the client's forum.

A wide variety of social, educational and recreational activities are available to all.

Key to our quality of care is to identify, develop and maintain the individuals skill base as well as supporting an individual presence within Tinkers Hatch and in the wider community.

We provide opportunities for education, leisure and social interaction by:
•  Encouraging and supporting individuals to explore their interests and talents
•  Continually developing Person centred planning
•  Access for All – a guide to making the adult literacy and numeracy core curricular accessible.

The staff team are skilled and experienced at supporting individuals through:
•  Keyworking & Linkworking with a person centred approach
•  Access to the community – theatre, cinema, church, clubs, sporting events etc
•  College courses
•  ‘Client's forum'
•  Social activities – discos, parties, barbeques, with friends
•  Going out to places of interest
•  Holidays – which have included Disneyland Paris, Norfolk , Cornwall , Devon , France .

Why it's good to live at Tinkers Hatch

For each person
We ensure dignity and respect and encourage independence and personal development through a friendly and enthusiastic team.

For your relatives
We give support and will maintain close contact with family and friends whilst respecting your confidentiality and rights as an individual.

For the placing Authorities
We are registered with CSCI, have Investors in People accreditation and contribute to the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS) ensuring the organisations commitment to the training of staff and management to provide a flexible and proactive service for the individual.