GOLDCREST HOUSE RAISE FUNDS FOR LOCAL CHARITY

Goldcrest House raise funds for a local charity during a full year of fundraising Goldcrest House present the final count of funds of £352.20 to the Goole based charity the Waterways Museum and Sobriety Project.

Goldcrest House raise funds for local charity

Throughout 2017 service users at Goldcrest House walked the length of the Humber Bridge and back to raise funds for the charity, which has a special place in their hearts.

Many of the service users have first hand experience of the good work and opportunities provided through the charity with many embarking and completing City & Guilds courses in Employment Skills.

Trish Patrickson, registered manager at Goldcrest House says: “We are very proud of our service users, many have really benefitted from using this service and have been provided with the opportunity to follow their interests in catering, hospitality and horticulture. It’s really fitting and lovely to see how much the donation meant to everyone involved.”

Clare Huntscott Moncrieff, Funding Manager at the Sobriety Project/Yorkshire Waterways Museum says: “All the staff and volunteers at the Sobriety Project/Yorkshire Waterways Museum are very grateful for the generous fundraising efforts from all at Goldcrest House and would like to say thank you for the recent donation of £352.20. We are particularly touched when people who enjoy accessing our projects and activities like to help us to raise funds to help them.”

Based on Boothferry Road Goldcrest House is a centre of excellence dedicated to addressing the individual needs of adults over 18 affected by Autistic Spectrum Disorder and learning difficulties. It provides residential care, supported living, long and short term respite care, day services and outreach to meet the varied needs of those who access the service 52 weeks a year; its aim is to be the UK’s quality service of choice.


Goldcrest Love Working With The Green Team

Goldcrest love working with the Green Team, and to prove it service users who work at the charity made paper hearts.

Goldcrest working with the charity Green Team

Goldcrest House service users love the work they do with the Goole based charity displaying and showing great interest and pleasure in everything they do to keep the gardens of Goole tidy.

Paper hearts were made and stuck to the wall and made into badges for everybody to wear.


KNITTING WORKSHOP KEEPS THE COLD AWAY

Knitting workshop keeps the cold away in Goole.

Goldcrest House is helping to keep the homeless of Goole wrapped up and warm this winter with a donation of handmade hats and scarves to local charity, Mission Trinity.

Goldcrest House Knitting WorkshopService users at Goldcrest House put their knitting skills to good use during a creative workshop and created woolly hats and scarves for Mission Trinity, a drop-in service offering free meals, comfort, help and a welcoming shoulder to those sleeping rough.

Trish Patrickson, registered manager at Goldcrest House says: “We are always looking for ways to help those in our community who may be less fortunate. The cold weather inspired service users to donate their creations to Mission Trinity in the hope they would bring a bit of warmth into somebody’s day just like a big hug.”

Based on Boothferry Road Goldcrest House is a centre of excellence dedicated to addressing the individual needs of adults over 18 affected by Autistic Spectrum Disorder and learning difficulties. It provides residential care, supported living, long and short term respite care, day services and outreach to meet the varied needs of those who access the service 52 weeks a year; its aim is to be the UK’s quality service of choice.


STUDENT LEARNS ABOUT AUTISM CARE

Student learns about autism care.

Mentoring the next generation of health and social workers is Goldcrest House as it extends its expertise to help BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care student Abby Waddingham.

STUDENT LEARNS ABOUT AUTISM CARE

Abby, 16 from Selby College is attending work experience at Goldcrest House during her first year of the course, a critical component of her two year course which provides the opportunity to put her theory into practice.

Taking on the role of a Support Worker, Abby will be helping to deliver person centred care for service users in areas such as learning, exercise, and personal development via tasks such as craft workshops, swimming and cultural visits.

Abby Waddingham comments on her becoming part of the Goldcrest House team: “I’ve always wanted a career in health care and having the opportunity to explore my options in different health care environments has really opened my eyes to the possibilities and career path I might take. I’ve really enjoyed becoming part of the team and especially spending time with service users.”

Trish Patrickson, Manager at Goldcrest House says: “It’s a pleasure to be working with Selby College and extremely happy to welcome and support the next generation into the healthcare sector. Working within social care is an extremely rewarding career, it’s enlightening to see younger people enthused about taking this career path.”

Based on Boothferry Road Goldcrest House is a centre of excellence dedicated to addressing the individual needs of adults over 18 affected by Autistic Spectrum Disorder and learning difficulties. It provides residential care, supported living, long and short term respite care, day services and outreach to meet the varied needs of those who access the service 52 weeks a year; its aim is to be the UK’s quality service of choice.