Social isolation and loneliness caused by the lockdowns are taking an emotional toll on our customers during the lockdown. Many are feeling the strain of not being able to the enjoy the daily activities that they once could and connecting to loved ones. During these times mental well-being cannot be forgotten and can have far […]
Same same but different …. Feeling good at home during a lockdown is important for your well-being mentally and physically. Though we may not be able to do the things we enjoy the way we used to, it doesn’t mean we cant. BCD has taken our cooking classes online with our customers. It’s the concept
Quoc is an active man that enjoys socializing with friends and attending weekly Tai Chi classes at the local community club.
BCD has been working with a lovely young man, Shafraz for the past 2 years. In this time we have shown him how to do housework, cook, build his interviewing skills and self-confidence, money management including budgeting. Shafraz has achieved quite a lot in this time and he now has a job working 3 days
Rhonda attends Acoustic Target Shooting at Cecil Park most weeks – and is supported by BCD to do this. The sport is solely for the Blind/Vision Impaired and works totally on sound. The shooter wear a head-set that is connected to a special scope which signals an increasing tone when they are targeting the bullseye.
One of our young customers, Sophey, hates her hair being touched, brushed or washed. As a part of personal growth goals, we have been working towards getting her hair washed and cut at the hairdressers. We helped Sophey build confidence through regular ‘visits’ with an understanding hairdresser. And eventually, Sophey was able to overcome her