Lindfield is a working smallholding and has been established
as a resource for young adults who have learning, physical or
mental disabilities. We are a forward thinking organisation
and our small farm and indoor workshops provide a progressive
environment for stimulating personal and social development.
provides quality care, skills for work and living and a wide range
of activities for young adults with disabilities, whose needs are
best met by an active approach to life and learning and who require
a safe environment in which to receive care and support. Individual,
flexible support programmes can be arranged.
main focus is on providing opportunities to gain life building skills
and experiences through practical tasks, teamwork and through working
alone. We feel that supported learning through success and failure
is a key part of learning and that failure heightens the feeling
of success and the fulfilment of a goal. Passing on information
of achievements and of what went wrong gives a great sense of self-importance
and self-worth. Feeling that you have achieved something is only
possible if you have had to work for it.
may like to continue with an outside interest or hobby whilst at
Lindfield this can nearly always be catered for. Whether it is something
special like making a display shelf to cleaning their golf clubs,
making an air fix model, painting, or messy activities that may
not be that easy to cater for at home. In our workshop we have the
tools and equipment to do most woodwork, crafts or hobby and leisure
activities, as well as outside venues to sit and paint, draw or
just relax when the weather allows.
is plenty to do at Lindfield and plenty to be involved in. We create
an atmosphere of belonging and value all contributions to the daily
success of our Smallholding.