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Optua Leisure




Location and Contact details


Optua House
Hill View Business Park
Claydon
Suffolk
IP6 0AJ

Telephone: 01473 836777

Email: david.finn@optua.org.uk

http://www.optua.org.uk/leisure.asp

Type of organisation

  • Voluntary Sector Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Oct 3, 2012

Further Details


Optua Leisure organises sport and leisure activities, day trips and taster sessions for disabled people across Suffolk.

The aims of Optua Leisure are to encourage disabled people to become more active, which improves health and well-being, and to give them the opportunity to enjoy regular activities and to try new ones. Optua Leisure also encourages sport and leisure facilities to develop better access and helps to make existing clubs more inclusive.

The service is available to anyone with a physical, sensory and/or learning disability. Registration is free, and comes with a regular newsletter packed full of exciting activities and events, news topics and articles from service providers and service users.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Day Activities no no no yes
Leisure Activities no no no yes
Voluntary Activity no no no yes
National = country wide, Regional = offering a service within 150 miles, Local = offering a service within 50 miles

This service adheres to the following Regulatory Frameworks / is affiliated to the following bodies:



Referrals can be made by

GP no
Consultant no
Healthcare Professional no
Self/Advocate/Family yes
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager yes

How are services paid for?

yes Publicly funded - individually commissioned
Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS noyesno
Social Care Services yesnono
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services noyesno

yes Privately funded (anyone can purchase)
yes Charitably funded (no payment required)

Typical duration that a service is offered

Not time limited.

This Service was mapped by Eastern Region ABI. See HERE for more information

Services available are defined by the following EHIG Rehabilitation Codes

For an explanation of the codings please click here

SOMETHING TO DO

[Code 120]
Patient description
Medically stable. Wanting to engage further with the community, alone or with others.

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Organised activity in the community offering opportunities to to develop social skills, stamina, confidence, attention & leisure pursuits, Specific attention paid to: Community involvement & integration (further education etc), Personal social development and empowerment Structured daytime activity within the individual's competency framework. Includes Day activities, Day Centres, clubs and activity that may be purchased with a personal budget.

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

[Code 125]
Patient description
Medically stable. Wanting to engage further with the community, alone or with others.

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Organised activity in the community offering opportunities to develop skills through voluntary work and activity.

This service is defined by the NMDS (National Minimum Data Set) codes as:

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

No Data for NMDS

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