Service Details

Venue Address

Address 1
Odd Down Community Centre
Address 2
Odins Road
Town
Bath
County
Bath & NE Somerset
Postcode
BA2 2TL

Venue Contact Details

Telephone

More About The Organisation

About the Service

About the Organisation

Bath Area Play Project (BAPP) provides play opportunities at a variety of locations in Bath, for children and young people:

Family sessions will run throughout the year during school holidays, and these are sessions where parents/carers attend with their disabled child and any other non-disabled children. details of these sessions can be found by searching for 'BAPP Family Day' on Rainbow Resource or browsing the calendar.

Play sessions run during the school holidays and are open access (children are free to come and go). Details of these sessions can be found on the Rainbow Resource calendar or by visiting www.bapp.org.uk and scrolling to the bottom of the page at their events.

SOFA (Summer Of Fun Activities) has been put together by young people. The programme is designed for disabled and non-disabled and disadvantaged young people aged 12 – 19 years and will be well supported by qualified and a dedicated staff team. Ask for a Booking & Registration Form by email: sofa@bathareaplayproject.co.uk.

Targeted Holiday Playschemes are closed access play schemes for disabled children and young people. They run across Bath and North East Somerset during all school holidays. You will need to complete a registration form before applying for a place at a play scheme. This can be found here: www.bapp.org.uk/play-provision/holiday-playschemes.

BAPP also runs the Turtle Toy Library with resources for children aged 0-16. Please contact enquiries@bathareaplayproject.co.uk for more information.

The Community Play Rangers encourage children to enjoy their childhood and lead active healthy lifestyles through free and active play in all weathers and encourage them to be involved in their communities. For dates please see the website.

Saturday club is where disabled children and young people aged 5-12 years can have fun with their friends. Children and young people in the group enjoy time outside of their family/home and access a range of experiences which develop their self-confidence. Ask for a Booking & Registration Form by email: enquiries@bathareaplayproject.co.uk.

Teenage Rampage is an evening youth club for disabled young people aged 13 – 19 which meets every Tuesday during school term time. For an informal chat or to arrange a home visit, please ring the office on 01225 832479 or Sam Ward, Outreach Worker on 07792 552767 or email sam@bathareaplayproject.co.uk.

Further details of all of the above can be found on the Rainbow Resource website.

Opening Times
MondayFrom 09:00To 17:30
TuesdayFrom 09:00To 18:00
WednesdayFrom 09:00To 18:00
ThursdayFrom 09:00To 15:00
FridayFrom 09:00To 15:00
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED
How do people access your service?
They can drop in They need a referral They make an appointment They book a place

Service Details

Costs

Community Play Rangers, Community Playdays, Teenage Rampage are FREE of charge but there are charges for other services, please ask for details.

Type Of Service
Activity Provider Friendships, Relationships and Community
We support the following age groups:
0-5 Years 5-11 Years 11-14 Years 14-25 Years
Who can use your service?

ALL Children, Young People and their families.
Some services are specifically for disabled children and young people.

Can siblings who are not disabled use your service?

Inclusive Services

SEND Contact

Do you have a SEND/Inclusion Contact?
SEND/Inclusion Contact Name
Caroline Howarth
SEND/Inclusion Contact Email
SEND/Inclusion Contact Telephone

Additional and Special Educational Needs

How do you aim to meet the unique needs of the child?

Please follow the link to our local offer (above)

How do you promote positive relationships and ensure good, ongoing communication with families?

Please follow the link to our local offer (above)

Conditions we support
Autism / Aspergers Syndrome Communication Hearing Impairment Learning Difficulty Mental Health Physical Disability Visual Impairment

Accessibility

Physical Environment Accessibility

Is there accessible parking on site?
Yes
Is there a pedestrian route?
Yes
Is it smooth and with dropped kerbs?
Yes
Are doors 900mm or more wide, with flat thresholds?
Yes
Do you have external ramps?
Yes
Do you have a lobby / porch area?
Yes
Can wheelchair users clear the outer door prior to opening the inner?
Yes
Are there interior automatic doors?
No
Are there wide unobstructed corridors (minimum 1200mm)?
Yes
Do you have internal ramps?
No
Do you have internal steps?
No
Do you have a visual / flashing fire alarm?
Yes
Do you have accessible toilets?
Yes
Do you have an accessible changing room with a changing bed and a hoist?
Yes
Do you have an induction loop and / or radio mikes?
No
Do you have a quiet room or a quiet area?
Yes
Do you have an outdoors play area?
Yes
Is this safe and enclosed?
Yes
Are the outdoor areas well lit (for evening activities)?
N/A
Do you have a soft play area?
Yes
Do you have a sensory room or area?
Yes
How many children or young people usually come along to the activity / group?
30+

Training & Policies

Please indicate the ratio of staff / volunteers who have knowledge and experience of:

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
All
Makaton
All
Enabling verbal and non verbal communication
All
Inclusive Play
All

Does your organisation have policies and procedures for:

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
Yes
Behaviour Management
Yes
Complaints
Yes
Continence
Yes
Incident/Accident logs
Yes