Criteria for participants

Clinks Care Farm placements are suitable for people with a variety of needs and backgrounds such as mental health problems, learning difficulties, brain injuries, autistic spectrum disorders or dementia.

People can be referred to us if they are:

  • 16 years or older
  • Able to work alongside other people or work towards this
  • Able to get around the farm safely without hurting themselves
  • Able to access funding for a placement
  • Keen to work outdoors

A referral is not appropriate for those:

  • People with severe mobility problems
  • Not keen to work outdoors
  • People that are not allowed to work alongside vulnerable people/young people because of past behaviour/offences committed
  • Who do not have access to funding
  • People whose challenging behaviour would pose a risk in a farm environment or to other people even with 1:1 support

    Referral Agent Details

    Client Details

    Client Ethnicity
    AsianAsian-BritishBlack-BritishBlack-AfricanBlack-CaribbeanOther Black BackgroundChineseWhite-BritishOther White BackgroundOther Ethnicity GroupDo not wish to answer

    Medical Information & Care

    Will the client carry medication on him/her?
    NoYes

    Background Information

    Does you client have a learning disability?
    NoYes

    Does you client have a mental health problem?
    NoYes

    Does you client have any other social or health problem?
    NoYes

    What age group is your client?
    11-1718-3030-5050-6565+

    Is the client accessing other health or social services?
    NoYes

    Please note we need a copy of your client’s latest care plan and risk assessment. Please upload these to us using the following fields:

    Client Care Plan

    Client Risk Assessment

    Funding & Payment Information

    Please confirm where the funding is coming from:
    NorfolkSuffolk

    Invoice Details

    Please confirm where invoices are to be sent to:

    To terminate a placement we require one months’ notice in writing. If a farm helper misses a session Clinks Care Farm will charge for the day. If Clinks Care Farm cancels a session we do not charge. For further information or queries, please contact Iris van Zon on 01502 679134 or per email iris.vanzon@clinkscarefarm.org

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