Bendrigg Lodge 2011 Chloe Green Mission Statement The Bendrigg Trust runs high quality courses for disabled and disadvantaged people. We aim to promote integration, encourage independence and build self- confidence through the use of residential experience and the safe provision of adventurous activities delivered by dedicated, qualified staff. Aims and Objectives • Improve knowledge of Disabilities • To have an opportunity to work with disabled children in a fun environment • To gain experience working with children with complex needs. My Role at Bendrigg Lodge • Taking part in all activities • Demonstrating activities such as pretending to fall off the climbing wall to reassure the children they will not fall to the ground!! • Making sure everyone was safe at all times • Most importantly, making sure everyone was happy and they had everything they needed whilst staying at Bendrigg The Activities • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Activities Hall Abseiling Adventure Course Archery Camping Canoeing Caving Climbing Fire Escape Abseil Group initiative projects Hill, Mountain or Gorge walking Lounge Area Orienteering and treasure hunts Ropes Course • • • • • • Sailing and Kayaking Sensory Room Social Events Tube Slide Under floor Caving Visits to The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales • Zip Wire A Rough Rider! Typical Week at Bendrigg What I learnt at Bendrigg: No clinical skills BUT A tremendous amount about Disabilities/Conditions Some of the Disabilities/Conditions I came across: • • • • • • • • • • • Asperger’s Syndrome Autism Behaviour Issues Cerebral Palsy Cri-Du- Chat Syndrome (Pussy Cat Syndrome) Down Syndrome Fragile X Syndrome Global Development Delay Learning Disabilities Moya- Moya Epilepsy Williams Syndrome Thank you for Listening Any Questions?