Disability

Football Fanatics at Duckyls Farm know who will win the Euros after their horse Ace picked the Croatian Flag. The Duckyls Farm residents who have learning disabilities, are thoroughly enjoying the Euro Championships and made flags to represent the teams, in one of their weekly art and craft sessions. Having seen a lion from the…

Since 1970, Earth Day has been marked annually on 22 April to encourage people to take time to appreciate the environment around them. When the team at Duckyls Farm, a care home for adults with learning disabilities, discussed Earth Day’s steadfast commitment to end plastics for the sake of human and planetary health, they decided…

Diagrama Foundation has appointed a Care Farm and Community Manager at Duckyls Farm, a care home for adults with learning disabilities. Keri Strugnell has been appointed as the Care Farm and Community Manager for the 100 acre Duckyls Farm in West Sussex to lead the development and management of the facilities and relationships with the…

This December the ‘Guardians of the Goats’ at Duckyls Farm have enlisted their fellow residents help to provide scarves for their herd. Residents Jason and Simon are very proud to be ‘Guardian of the Goats’ for the eight goats who live at Duckyls Farm, a home for adults with learning disabilities in West Sussex. This…

Duckyls Farm Manager Karen Tolton will travel to Florida in early 2024, to take part in the 48.6 mile ‘Disney Dopey Challenge’ In January 2024, Duckyls Farm Manager Karen and her sister-in-law Lorna will travel to the USA to run in four different races, with a total distance of 48.6 miles to raise funds to…

On Monday 4 September entrepreneurs Cristian Brownlee and Matt Walker launched the Adapto all-terrain powered wheelchair in the UK and Ireland. Following their success gaining investment in BBC’s Dragon’s Den,  the award winning team behind Adapt Ability’s Omeo are launching a second mobility device the Adapto. Using the latest mobility technology, the Adapto will enable…

Chatham based Diagrama Foundation has appointed experienced communications and marketing specialist Tina Morris as Head of Marketing Strategy. Tina Morris, whose experience includes marketing and communications projects for FTSE 100 companies, launching and rebranding the De La Warr Pavilion as an internationally significant art gallery and music venue and working with the multi-million pound Canterbury…

Tia McConnell, 20, from Salisbury was shocked and surprised when BBC Presenter Steve Brown told her that she had won a hands free Omeo. Last week, Tia McConnell travelled to Middlesex, with her Mum Denise, her brother Jude and her girlfriend Abby, believing she was going to meet one of her Mum’s ex work colleagues…

In advance of World Fragile X Day on 22 July, Duckyls Farm is highlighting this little known genetic condition, which affects around 1 in 4000 males and 1 in 6000 females in the UK. The less well known Fragile X Syndrome is a genetic condition that affects both boys and girls, although boys are often more…

Football fanatics and players from Duckyls Farm met fundraiser Steve Atkins during his 100 mile challenge to raise £12,000 for the Sussex Disability Football League. Residents from Duckyls Farm, who play in the Sussex Disability Football League were delighted to meet the organisation’s chair Steve Atkins and share motivational messages during his 100 mile walk…