Challenging Disability Through Outdoor Adventure



The swimming pool at exmoor. There are various devices around the side of the pool for assisting people. Canoes are visible also.
A guy is lowered into his bed using a deviceA man in a wheelchair is smiling with his instructor as he is abseiling down a quite steep slope!

Accessibility

Our specialist equipment enables all abilities to take part in activities.  We have hoist facilities in the riding school and also on the pontoon for our water based activities.  In addition we have specialist climbing supports and adaptive equipment such as paddle grips, archer’s arm supports.

Our accommodation is also fully accessible with ensuite level entry shower rooms and accessible bathrooms are available (although not ensuite).  Throughout the building we have widened doors and corridors, electric doors and lifts to the upper floors.  All rooms are fitted with Menvicall alarms linked to reception during the day and to the duty instructor in the evenings.

In addition, we have a wide range of specialist equipment for our visitors which can be reserved prior to visiting.

 

  • Electric and manual hoists
  • Shower chairs
  • Over bed pole hoist
  • Commodes
  • Electric beds available in some rooms
  • Bed blocks
  • Mattress elevators
  • Trembler pads
  • Cotsides
“The centre gives people with disabilities an opportunity to discover, in safety, what they CAN do, and will help them to get as nearly as possible into the mainstream of life.”

Norman Croucher OBE


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