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Diverse Abilities

Diverse Abilities is an independent, not for profit organisation working together with families in Dorset to help meet the needs of local people, of all ages, with physical and learning disabilities. 

The Childrens Team provide a range of services for children and young people with physical and/or learning disabilities and their families:

  • Siblings can attend play sessions with their brother or sister while parents can benefit from various information and support services.
  • Short breaks are offered during the weekend and overnight. 
  • Practical support is offered in the home and out in the local community. 
  • Holiday, weekend and after-school activities are available to ensure young people with disabilities live life to the full.
  • We also provide day care for young people transitioning to adulthood.

A range of services are also available for adults: 

  • Day time and evening activities
  • Supported Living services
  • `Reach Out' providing support in the home and in the community for adults with disabilities.
  • The Beehive activity and therapy centre offering a range of opportunties.

Langside School:

A charity run special school for pupils aged two to nineteen with profound and multiple learning difficulties and complex medical needs.

Name
Diverse Abilities
 Address
13-15
Manor Avenue
Poole
Dorset
Postcode
BH12 4LB
 Telephone
01202 718266
 E-mail
info@diverseabilities.org.uk
 Website
https://diverseabilities.org.uk/
Contact Name
Amiee Barnett
Directions
See Journey Planner on right-hand side of this page, where you can view bus, car and train routes from your location.
Area coverage
Pan Dorset
Times Available:
Events days and times vary. Telephone for individual service opening and closing days/times.
Availability:
All Year Round
Costs:
Contact provider directly for costs
Other Costs:
Contact via email for costs.
Referral Criteria:
Self Referral
Languages Spoken:
English
Description

Diverse Abilities is an independent, not for profit organisation working together with families in Dorset to help meet the needs of local people, of all ages, with physical and learning disabilities. 


Are your staff DBS Approved?
Yes
Do you have a First Aid Policy?
Yes
Do you have Public Liability Insurance?
Yes