With the support of MacIntyre No Limits David, aged 21, has been undertaking an ongoing work experience placement at Basil's Farm. David has developed his personable skills and focus; abilities that will be essential for the future.

David is a funny, outgoing and kind young man, with a keen interest in the outdoors and animals. For David, a placement at Basil’s Farm was the perfect fit.

Since starting his work experience in April 2021, David has been supported to undertake several tasks, from grooming horses and planting trees to driving a tractor. David also began to develop his culinary skills, preparing vegetables grown on the farm.

Using signs David said:

"The placement is going really well. The best things are the horses, driving the tractor and cooking on the fire. It feels good when a task gets finished."

Melissa, who supports David said:

"David is coming on leaps and bounds since he started his work experience at Basil’s Farm. He has worked harder than he ever has before with jobs around the farm."

Melissa added:

"You wouldn’t think that a farm is very accessible for a wheelchair user, but that hasn’t stopped David! Whatever task has been thrown our way we have managed to complete it between us as a team, come rain or shine!"

For David, spending time on Basil's Farm has been an unforgettable experience and one that has inspired him to continue his studies. Since starting his work placement, David has been studying for AQA awards related to farming and a qualification in kitchen hygiene and food preparation.

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