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Day Services

Thornage Hall offers a range of Day Services in traditional arts and craft and land based activities.  We run our day services like a work place, you are expected to arrive on time for workshops and work hard and follow instruction of the workshop leader.

Everyone has an individual skills based assessment for each workplace, and this can be used as evidence of the skills you have learned which you can take with you if you want to move on to work or voluntary placements.

If you would like further information, please click here.

You will learn

  • What is expected in a work environment – turning up on time, health and safety, following instructions
learn skills

The skill of the workshop eg. Farming, Woodwork, Weaving and Baking

learn working group

How to work in groups

learn supporting others

How to support other people

learn individual

How to manage an individual project

What hours


Day Services starts at 9am and finishes at 4pm and runs Monday to Friday.


We have a break at 10.30am and lunch time 12.30pm to 1.30pm


At lunch time there is chance to socialise with other day service users and this is a time that many service users use to meet new people and form independent relationships


Some people attend 5 days a week, others just attend for 1 or 2


How do I get to attend?

  • Contact us by phone or email on the contact page
  • First we arrange for you to visit and have a look around so you can decide if you think it is for you
  • Then you will need to complete an application form
  • Then we will arrange to meet you with your social worker to assess your needs and discuss what workshops you would like to attend.
  • If you would like another visit or think a trial might be a good idea we can discuss that as well. We will then talk about how you will be funded and we can arrange for you to start.

To find out more about Thornage Hall please Get In Touch.


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