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Organisation details

Options day opportunities service (LBHF)

Options is a service that promotes opportunities for adults with a learning disability, and or autism, physical, mental health, dementia, complex needs etc.

Our people will have the same rights to engage with local communities, access employment and to enjoy a stimulating programme, combining functional skills, sensory focused activities, skills for life – independent living, and focusing on wishes and aspirations.

People coming to options day opportunities will receive a high quality service, and we will work in partnership with individuals, parents and carers to ensure that a person centred approach is maintained.  Developing and maintaining
relationships, and to receive support to live a healthy, safe, fulfilling life is important, and we will treat people with dignity and respect.

How services are accessed

Assessed need:

  • You should contact the Learning Disability Team on 020 8383 6464
  • You will then be assessed to see if you are eligible for day care
  • If you are eligible you will be informed by the social work department
  • You will be invited to see the day centre, and if you were to chose to attend, the manager/ deputy manager will arrange for an assessment to understand the needs of the individual, and how best to support their needs.

Who uses the service

  • Residents of Hammersmith & Fulham
  • Adult persons over 18 years who have a learning disability.

The person may be

  • Living with a carer
  • Living on their own
  • Caring for someone at home
  • The service is available to other local authorities of people who wish to buy a place for themselves
  • Living in residential care
  • Drop in services may wish to buy sessions.

The aims and purpose of day opportunities

  • Choice and control
  • Meeting the needs of diverse groups
  • Quality of life
  • Positive social interaction
  • Meaningful activities
  • Personalisation
  • Health and well-being
  • Support and intervention
  • Preventative support – avoiding crisis
  • Introducing opportunities.

Description of the centre

280 Goldhawk Road is a large detached building at the junction of Askew Road, and Goldhawk Road. The building is situated behind Starch Green, and within walking distance of Ravenscourt Park.

The building is fully compliant with disability access, and has ceiling hoists, and changing suites. There
are accessible shower rooms should our people choose to use this for independent living skills and supporting health and well-being.

The building hosts a fully equipped sensory room, music room, computer room with programmes, including eye-gaze, and a multimedia area with interactive screens in various rooms. The centre has a large garden with gym equipment in, and astro turf throughout.

There is comfortable garden furniture, including swings to relax and enjoy the surroundings.

There is a lift which gives disability access to the multi-media room.


Our address

Options day opportunities service (LBHF)
W12 9PF

Useful information

  • Telephone: 020 8749 9602
  • Fax: 020 8749 8285

How to find us