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Fircroft Services Limited

17 Woodcote Valley Road, Purley CR8 3AL

 0208 668 7676

Carlene House - Community Support Services


About us



As a part of our service, we also provide a Community Support Service (Day Care Service). We are situated at St. Swithun's Church Hall in Purley, close to local amenities and easily accessible by public transport. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, these services are paused and will be restarted when it is safe to do so and after a full risk assessment has been carried through.


We have the capacity to provide day services to people from Monday to Friday and sessions are available daily, from 9:30am to 3:00pm.


Our daytime Community Support Centre offers a range of exciting and interesting courses to adults with learning disabilities. These are regularly reviewed to suit the individualís choices and needs. We promote self-worth, independence, satisfaction and fulfilment within our service. Our Lead Activity Coordinator and the team, have extensive experience in this field and specialise in organising and delivering activities adapting to the changing needs of attendees over time.


Mission Statement


Our aim is to provide high quality day time services in partnership with the people attending, their families and carers. We strive to promote and provide activities for the self-development and independence of all in order to boost their confidence, wellbeing and morale.




  1. We provide a range of therapeutic services to people with a learning disability, supporting them to develop their potential.
  2. We enable people to make informed choices.
  3. We offer opportunities for people to participate in useful and meaningful activities.
  4. We respect and value each individual, recognising their valid roles within the community.
  5. We encourage people to participate and use local facilities, hence promoting independence.
  6. We work to address the barriers which people may experience, to increase their independence and to strengthen their self-esteem and individuality.
  7. A priority is to establish effective communication between individuals and the staff team.





There is a friendly and welcoming atmosphere with the availability of a wide range of therapeutic and leisure activities. These include:

  1. Movement to Music.
  2. Drama/Pantomime.
  3. Healthy Eating.
  4. Baking.
  5. Creative Arts (card making, props design, painting and drawing, pottery and much more).
  6. Pamper sessions, including relaxation, facials and nail care.
  7. Aromatherapy and reflexology provided by an external agent.
  8. Sports, including Boccia and Target practice.
  9. Football sessions organised by the Crystal Palace Foundation, held at Waddon Leisure Centre.
  10. Computer Skills.
  11. Travel training.
  12. Out in the community.
  13. Wheels Wellbeing Cycling at Croydon Sports Arena.




  1. There is a fully fitted kitchen, for people to safely prepare and develop domestic skills.
  2. There are a variety of musical instruments for people to play and experiment with during the music period. Music aids to stimulate the senses and to encourage individuals to express themselves are available. They are also used during relaxation sessions to calm the mind and body, hence fostering a serene environment.
  3. Fully accessible facilities are available in the hall.
  4. People are encouraged to participate in the community, accessing local shops, cafes, pottery shop, bowling, cycling and local scenic sites etc.