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APASENTH, a Day Care Centre, provides services to People with Learning Disability living in Croydon and neighbouring boroughs in partnership with Croydon council Learning Disability Team and other neighbouring boroughs since 2010.

We receive referrals from the Croydon Social Services Learning Disability Team and also accept referrals from the families/carers those are in receipt of direct payment / individual budget or equivalent and wish to purchase culturally / faith based services.

We provide a culturally and faith sensitive service for adults with learning disabilities and/or complex needs. The service include: appropriate Religious knowledge and facility for Friday prayers at mosque.

We offer a range of educational and developmental activities on site and outside, and providing easy access to the local community.  Activities include:

• Numeracy and literacy classes;
• Art n craft
• Drawing and Painting
• Sewing and Knitting
• Creative activities: drama, pottery
• Independence and skill learning: basic food preparation;
• Computer skills;
• Health and well being – Yoga, swimming, cycling, football, badminton,;
• Weekly attendance to local Mosque (Friday prayer);
• Weekly trip out;
• Friendship and support;
• Beauty sessions (female)

Thornton Heath Leisure Centre - Ground Floor, 100 Thornton heath High Street, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 8LF
020 8689 6617
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Entertainment and outings are provided by a number of clubs and organisations within Croydon and the surrounding areas.These can be easily accessed and more information can be obtained by contacting AGE UK or by calling the groups personally.
A Learning Disability is the disorder that affects the brain's ability to receive and process information. This disorder can make it problematic for a person to learn as quickly or in the same way as someone who isn't affected by a learning disability.
Disability, according to the World Health Organization, is " umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure; an activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action; while a participation restriction is a problem experienced by an individual in involvement in life situations.