Ocean Choices continues to provide a range of life enhancing programmes and skill based activities for adults with learning disabilities throughout the week. These include music, art, drama, and crafts.

Making a Life Book

Here’s an opportunity to record your unique life and treasured memories in one place…your own life story in a book. It’s a great way to recall things about you and your family and as it’s yours to keep a great momento for you and your loved ones to keep and treasure.


Relax and discover the world of painting, we’ll show you various ways to create pictures using a variety of media, including, pencil, watercolours, acrylic and oils. You’ll also get the chance to learn about the world’s great painters and visit local galleries and exhibitions. We never charge for materials everything you need is free.

Garden Room Library

Our garden room is a place of peace and tranquillity, space to get away to when you just need to chill. It’s also got a good library so you can choose a book and sit back and listen to the garden birds in the background.

Men’s grooming

Here you can learn which type of shaving cream suits your skin, or get a hair cut from our visiting hairdresser along with an assortment of skills and advice on becoming the perfect man about town.

Money Skills

We will help you understand money, going to the shops, getting change and banking, everything you need to be able to know about using money.


Singing, dancing, serious drama are all covered in our drama activity. We normally produce two variety shows every year and recently complete two films.

Health & Beauty

In our fully equipped and fully functional salon you can enjoy a complete range of beauty treatments and massage provided by a qualified practitioner.. A hairdresser also attends every week. Carers of someone living with dementia can also use the salon for free.

Independent Living

We will help you gain a variety of life skills which include learning how to do your laundry, simple clothe repairs like sewing on a button, and keeping your home clean and tidy.


We want everyone to have a happy and fulfilled relationship with people in their lives. We will provide learning opportunities to help people to discover how to relate to family, friends and emotions.

Music and memory

This is a particularly useful activity, especially for people living with dementia. Choosing music an songs and talking about why they are so memorable to a person helps memory. Songs are put onto a personal mp3 player for a person to enjoy when the want to listen to music.


Learn basic hair care in our beauty salon and also get help with your hairstyle by our own hairdresser.

Computer Skills

We can provide tuition on all aspects of using a computer and especially how to keep safe.
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