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Grant to ARRCC (Activity, Respite, Rehabilitation Care Centre) (360G-SussexCF-A445908)

ARRCC is a dynamic charity based at Rye Creative Centre that focuses on arts, health and wellbeing. The charity provides a range of support, advice and development opportunities for adults with physical and sensory impairments, learning difficulties and older members of the community, including those living with dementia. This funding is for a multi-disciplinary creative programme for ARRCC’s current Members and the public with physical & sensory disabilities.


14 Jul 2017

Grant details
Amount Applied For 16408
Amount Awarded 5000
Award Date 2017-07-14T00:00:00+00:00
Beneficiary Location: Country Code GB
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code E01021117
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Type LSOA
Beneficiary Location: Name Rother 004C
Grant Programme: Title General Awards
Impact Category Advance people's physical and mental health, wellbeing and safety
Last Modified 2017-08-10T00:00:00+00:00
Planned Dates: Duration (months) 12
Planned Dates: End Date 2018-09-03T00:00:00+00:00
Planned Dates: Start Date 2017-09-04T00:00:00+00:00
Primary age group Adults (26 – 65)
Primary beneficiary People with multiple disabilities
Primary ethnicity White British
Primary issue Disability and Access issues
Recipient Org: Charity Number 1089639
Recipient Org: Description ARRCC provides day services and an independent living 'outreach' service to adults with physical and sensory impairments, the elderly, those living with dementia and their carers. We have two day centres in Rye, one for older people, with an average age of 85 and the second centre, based at Rye Creative Centre, is for younger people aged 25 to 70 years old. We offer learning opportunities, cooking, creative writing, music therapy, vocal workshops, counselling, regular visits to the gym, health walks and outings. We have a vibrant arts department. Volunteer artists from the Creative Centre assist our tutors by giving one to one tuition to our members. Members are able to learn new skills leading to improved confidence and self esteem. The elderly and disabled can become extremely socially isolated, particularly when living in rural communities. Providing the opportunity to meet in a day service setting enables friendships to develop, taking our members shopping and enabling them to make their own purchases helps maintain their independence and feeling of self worth . We provide transport to the Centre, regular outings, and take members shopping. Our dedicated transport is a necessity; the majority of our clients live in local villages, and because of their health and disabilities, public transport and community transport is often unable to cope with their complex needs. Our drivers understand the complex needs of our members and always go to great lengths to assist them. Carers are able to join in activities, however, by knowing their partner/relative is in safe hands and able to maintain some independence is greatly reassuring, and enables the carer to maintain their own independence.
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Alternate Recipient Name Arrc Ltd