Growing up: work experience in a horticultural setting for young people with learning disabilities
- Document type
- Armstrong, Victoria Gray
- Barnardos Scotland
- Date of publication
- 1 June 2015
- Mental health services, Employment
- Social welfare
- Material type
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Growing Up is a project that offers young people with a learning disability the opportunity to gain skills and work experience in horticulture. It's run by Barnardo¿s Family Support Team in Dundee with support from the Big Lottery Fund. In 2015 the project was half way through it's funded time and Barnardo's undertook a midway evaluation to assess how the project was performing. This evaluation report brings together the statistical information from the Growing Up project as well as a wealth of qualitative evidence from interviews with trainees, families, staff, volunteers and referral agencies. The analysis of this data offers insights into what service users have found valuable about the Growing Up experience and what is working well to carry forward into the future.
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