ARCOS is a UK national charity, working to improve life for children and adults who have communication, eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties. These conditions are often complex, persist throughout life and require specialist, long-term treatment. Our goal is to enable clients to benefit from the latest advances in knowledge, understanding, skills and technology. Based in the West Midlands, we have a Resource, Training and Therapy Centre and operate a nationwide outreach service.
ARCOS is not a private clinic. We depend upon charitable grants and donations to maintain a high quality of service. Fees are charged for assessment, therapy and training services. A great deal of information and advice is provided free charge.
ARCOS works in collaboration with the NHS and other organisations working directly with clients and with their families. In order to promote comprehensive help and support, we expect to liaise with the client’s GP and other professionals involved. ARCOS provides training for professionals including doctors, therapists, nurses and teachers. The NHS, throughout the UK purchases the majority of ARCOS training courses for professional staff. ARCOS also provides training for relatives and other carers.
Write a Will Campaign: During May, Malvern based Solicitor, David Kitcat is supporting ARCOS with a month-long Will writing campaign which aims to raise the importance of writing a Will and the peace of mind that this provides. Kitcat & Co are offering people the opportunity to write a single Will for £95 or a double Will for £150 with 100% of this fee going to ARCOS. To arrange an appointment please telephone: 01684 342173 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SMILE Clubs and Groups
SMILE Weekend Activities: For more information please click here
Volunteers Required: Please see details here and contact ARCOS Speech and Language Therapist Clare Grennan on 01684 576795 or email@example.com for more information.
May Half-Term Holiday Clubs 29th-31st May: Booking is essential. Please see our Events Page for details of Clubs available.
Activities provided by SMILE: SMILE Leaflet
Job Opportunities Available at ARCOS:
Part-time Receptionist/Clerical Assistant: 20 hours/week to include school holidays and additional cover as required.
Full-time Expert Witness Secretary/Para-legal: 40 hours/week.
For more information on either of the above posts, job description and person specification, or to apply in writing with CV
Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Asda Worcester: ARCOS is delighted to have been selected as one of the three chosen charities to receive support under the Green Token Scheme and will be in store from 1st April – 30th June. Please remember when shopping to put your token in the box for us!!
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