Through our unique online training programme, we focus on supporting our learners to take charge of their own life and manage the responsibilities that go along with it.
Sunnyside House is an independence training home. We offer residential, respite and a day service all including the innovative My LIfe Learning programme.
People were encouraged to develop their independent living skills whilst at the service. For a few hours four days a week people followed a learning programme called 'My Life'. This programme with the help of staff encouraged people to set goals to achieve on how they wished to spend their life. A member of staff said, "we support people to learn about healthy living, communication, relationships, personal hygiene and how to cook." Staff went on to explain this was done as modules, and people set out their learning goals each week. As a consequence of this, people decided they preferred to be known as 'learners' whilst living at the service, as they were 'learning.'Read More