Calvert Trust Exmoor were delighted to receive SSAFA’s Exceptional Award at the Forces Additional Needs and Disability Forum (FANDF) in MOD main building, Whitehall earlier this week. (Monday 20th June).
FANDF supports service families to ensure that both children and adults with additional needs and disabilities have access to the best support available.
Membership of FANDF is open to;
- Parents of children with additional needs and disabilities form Service families.
- Partners/spouses of Service personnel with a disability
- Service personnel with a disability
Tony Potter, CEO of Calvert Trust Exmoor, received the award on behalf of the trust from Iza Gill, Chair of FANDF.
After the award was presented Tony said ; “We are honoured to receive this Exceptional Award in recognition of our continued commitment and support of SSAFA short breaks, providing support to families with disabilities from across the Armed Forces. It’s particularly important to us that it was the families themselves who voted to recognise us with this award.”
Calvert Trust Exmoor has been working with SSAFA for over 10 years, providing breaks for children with additional needs and disabilities, and their families. SSAFA award only one Exceptional Award a year.
Calvert Trust Exmoor is the South West’s premier holiday destination for people with disabilities, and the only 5 star accredited activity accommodation in the country. We welcome over 4,000 residential guests and 5,000 day visitors a year with the philosophy of “At Calvert Trust Exmoor it’s what youCAN do that counts”. This sums up our approach to what we do, we help people of all levels of ability to fulfill their potential and be all that they can be.
Calvert Trust Exmoor is the third Calvert Trust Centre. It was opened in 1996 to offer people with physical, sensory and learning disabilities – and their friends and families – the chance to achieve their potential through the challenge of outdoor adventure.
You can find out more about Calvert Trust Exmoor here:
- Web: www.calvert-trust.org.uk/exmoor
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/CTExmoor
- Twitter: www.twitter.com/calvertexmoor
- YouTube: www.youtube.com/CalvertTrustExmoorUK