ECL Loughton Day Centre

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Tel: 03330 135 438

Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 16:00

Sat - Sun: Closed

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Hello. We're a forward thinking Day Centre which offers support and day care for adults with autism and / or learning disabilities. We help our customers lead fulfilling and enjoyable lives through our supportive care facilities, providing a friendly environment with a focus on safe and independent living.

Activities we offer

Active Support

Active Support

Arts & crafts

Arts & crafts

Baking

Baking

Bingo

Bingo

Board games

Board games

Boccia

Boccia

Bowling

Bowling

Card games

Card games

Cooking

Cooking

Customer forum

Customer forum

Drama

Drama

Experiencing nature

Experiencing nature

Film & camera club

Film & camera club

Gardening

Gardening

Hair & beauty

Hair & beauty

History

History

Geography

Geography

Indoor sports

Indoor sports

Knitting

Knitting

Learning & development

Learning & development

Life skills

Life skills

Looking good

Looking good

Lunch club

Lunch club

Lunches out

Lunches out

Makaton

Makaton

Mindfulness

Mindfulness

Movies

Movies

Music & movement

Music & movement

Nintendo Wii

Nintendo Wii

PAT Dog visits

PAT Dog visits

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

Pool

Pool

Pottery

Pottery

Quiz

Quiz

Rambles

Rambles

Reminiscing

Reminiscing

Seated exercise

Seated exercise

Sensory relaxation

Sensory relaxation

Shopping

Shopping

Singing

Singing

Socialisation

Socialisation

Outdoor sports

Outdoor sports

Swimming

Swimming

Tech savvy sessions

Tech savvy sessions

Visit places of interest

Visit places of interest

Weight management

Weight management

Wellbeing

Wellbeing

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Vocational work-based training

About us


ECL Loughton ensures that your support needs are met in a personalised and flexible way so that you can live as independently as possible in your local community.

We're here to help you have the choice and control to enjoy living life the way you choose. Support programmes are tailored to your individual needs and personal goals. Our site is fully accessible and has facilities to meet the needs of our diverse customer base, these include larger accessible bathrooms with tracking hoist systems, specialist bathing facilities and a Sensory Room.Our dedicated staff team have a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience within care to help every individual meet their daily aims and objectives in a friendly, safe and happy environment.We promote a person-centred approach and demonstrate active support throughout the day to help our customers achieve their outcomes, as set within the Care Act domains. Our tailor-made support plans include communication aids where needed to enable our customers to make choices, retain their independence and to be empowered.Our Trusted Assessors will help you to develop your own plan when you begin with ECL and our staff team will support you step by step throughout the journey to follow that plan and reach your goals.

Vocational Word-Based Training

Here at ECL Loughton, we offer vocational work-based training within our training enterprises which will help build your knowledge, skills and confidence. Supported by our friendly care team, we'll help you gain valuable work-based experience that will give you opportunity for paid employment in the future.We have a fully functioning enterprise outside the Centre. Loughton Library's Book Rest Cafe teaches skills within the catering sector.Your experience with our work-based training services will start by meeting one of our Trusted Assessors who will support you to set goals for future. We'll work with you on this and help set a programme to get you there. As you work through our programme you'll be gaining new skills and working towards your hopes for the future.

Pricing

Prices will depend on the length of your session(s) and the level of support you need. As an example a full day with one of our services would typically start at around £58. Please note that you will be assessed on the levels of support you need.

Find us

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Torrington Drive
Loughton
Essex
IG10 3TD

Facilities

  • Parking
  • WiFi
  • Café
  • Disabled access
  • Garden
  • Sensory room

Case Studies

Anna

Anna

Anna O’Connor, 27, started work-experience with Mitie last July and after eight weeks, she was offered an apprenticeship in the post room.

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Imogen

Imogen

Since Imogen started work-based training at ECL’s Saffron Walden Wellbeing Hub, her dad Gerard has noticed her confidence has grown, and that she has gained independence in relation to everyday life.

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Kelly

Kelly

After expressing her ambition to work in an office, ECL customer Kelly Munners, 44, was offered a clerical work experience position at Highfields Wellbeing Hub.

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