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Toffee Group (social group for adults with learning disabilities)

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TOFFEE is a social club for adults (19 years +) with a mild learning disability. It stands for Totally Outings Fun Friendship Evenings Events. It was started through RBWM's Community Team for People with Learning Disabilties (CTPLD) and has developed into a lively, successful group whose members have developed confidence and skills to enable them to help with the planning and execution of events and outings. It is now run through Windsor Mencap.

The Group meet on the last Tuesday of every month usually between 6.30p.m. – 9.00p.m. The Group meet at various venues around Maidenhead and Windsor. The group have planned lots of fun activities for this year including a BBQ a picnic, a trip to the cinema and a meal.

The main aim of TOFFEE is to build confidence through going out meeting people, using public transport, gathering information on events, and of course having fun! Group members gain self -assurance so they are able to independently plan and organise their own social life.

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Each outing is assessed for each member's individual needs before it’s planned.

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The group is for adults who are aged 19+ with a mild learning disability and who are at risk of being isolated in their own home.
Referral is through the Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities (CTPLD)
Tel: 01628 670117
Email: ctpld@rbwm.gov.uk

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ADHD Autism / Aspergers Syndrome Learning Disability Mental Health Physical Disability Hearing Impairment Visual Impairment Communication Social and Emotional Needs Downs Syndrome
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Leisure and Social Activities