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Ideal for All (Growing Opportunities)

This record is classed under Physical activity, Learning disability, Physical disability, Healthy eating, Training centres.

Service Provider NameIdeal for All (Growing Opportunities)
ServiceHealth and wellbeing
Address3100 Oldbury Road
CountyWest Midlands
Post CodeB66 1JE
Where do they provide service from?Malthouse Gardens, Smethwick and Salop Drive, Oldbury
Telephone0121 558 5555
Fax0121 565 7973
Contact positionSee also
Area coveredBorough of Sandwell
Who is the service for?Sandwell residents - disadvantaged, disabled, older and young people and children
Referral routeSelf referral by phoning to book or referral via health and other professionals e.g. doctor, Occupational Therapist, Physio.
Specific ethnic group?No
Summary of servicesIdeal for All's Growing Opportunities Service offers a chance for disabled and disadvantaged people of all ages to get involved in gardening, gentle exercise, and healthy living.
From two beautiful, fully accessible gardens, (Salop Drive and Malthouse Gardens) they welcome local people, disabled people, schools community groups to come and take part in a wide range of activities:

Learn about growing plants and vegetables with hands on experience.
Improve your health and well-being, reduce stress, get fitter with therapeutic gardening sessions, including sessions for older people, and those with long term conditions. You can self refer or be referred by your GP, or other health professional.
Cooking courses and social activities, monthly garden club.
Gardening from Home - 6 weeks of gardening with you in your own home if you are at risk of a fall or have a long term condition (by referral by a health professional ).
Short courses and workshops.
Vocational training in horticulture for 14-16 year olds.
Tailor made sessions for primary, secondary schools and Surestart groups. After school gardening clubs.
Outreach, advice and support service for community groups and those wishing to set up their own gardens.
When are the services run?Monday - Friday
Time details9am - 5pm
RemitPromoting inclusion and independent living
Chargeable service?Yes for some
Cost of serviceSome charges made for specific services, e.g. outreach gardening or workshops for groups
Means testedYes
Total capacity of service200 per week including school groups
Transport ProvidedNo
CQC RegisteredNot applicable
Sandwell Approved ListNot applicable
DisclaimerInclusion in this directory does not imply that Sandwell Council endorses the organisations and no responsibility is assumed for the information in their entries or their services. For terms and disclaimer see below. Directory last updated October 2019.

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