Hello! For those of you who are following the farming year here at Oldbury Cottage Care Farm (OCCF) I promised I would try to keep it better updated for you. Well today has been a hectic day what with collecting…
Set in a beautiful part of Warwickshire, our farm is dedicated to providing adults with learning disabilities and difficulties a safe and rewarding space to explore life on a farm.
Our aim is to provide a safe, supportive and inclusive environment for vulnerable adults and give them the opportunity to take part in the daily activities on the farm. This includes care of the animals, growing vegetables and fruit, farm maintenance, preparation and cooking of food, crafts, working as part of a team and learning new skills. We have a wide range of livestock including pigs, sheep, cows, geese, chickens and some dogs and cats. The farm that is fully accessible and is available for bookings all year round.
Opening Spring 2019!
Oldbury Cottage Care Farm offers adults with learning disabilities and difficulties the opportunity to work on a traditional small farm. Our experienced farm staff offer a wide range of activities to suit all needs. These include animal care, horticulture, cooking, farm maintenance, arts and crafts.
We aim to engage, encourage and enthuse all who attend and constantly strive to enable each individual to realise their potential. Our farm offers a real working environment where visitors can learn new skills, improve their confidence and self esteem and become a valued member of the farm team. Whatever their ability they will find their place here and contribute to a valued enterprise.
Meaningful Activities That Help To Realise Each Persons Potential
Work on a care farm can help provide meaningful activities and a practical daily structure. The activities undertaken at Oldbury Cottage Care Farm are real and based on the daily, weekly and seasonal jobs around the farm. The benefits of being outdoors in the fresh air and working with animals are improved mental and physical health; are now becoming more widely recognised by health and education professionals.