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Animals and Horticulture

 

            

                Help look after out 78+ Animals

 

Interaction with the animals is encouraged  and some animals freely roam the site during the day. Help with mucking out, cleaning, collecting chicken eggs, grooming and learning about animal health. This activity takes place under the supervision of qualified staff.

Our animals include: large horses, ponies, miniature horses, donkeys, goats, pigs, sheep, chickens, guinea pigs, rabbits and ducks

 

 

 

   

                                           

 

Gardening and Horticulture: 

Help to plant, grow and harvest plants and vegetables in our purpose built raised garden, raised growing beds around the Centre and a large polytunnel.  Wheelchair friendly. 

 

Work Experience

 

We provide structured Work Experience for people with disabilities and special needs

 

Benefits:

Users are encouraged to interact and develop their potential which results in the following proven and measurable outcomes:

Improved physical and mental well being

Therapeutic benefit

Education

Learn new skills

Work with others and learn team work

Improved self confidence which helps foster a sense of personal achievement which is so important to people with disabilities and special needs 

Happiness

 

Feedback from users, includes the following:

Brings a new dimension to a restricted life

Provides a positive, unique and enjoyable activity

Has therapeutic benefit

 

 

Want to get involved:  Email:  secretary@heathrowspecialneedscentre.org for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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