On the outskirts of Amsterdam, 22 Randstad employees recently contributed to the Hartekamp Groep by building them four sensory play stations for their users.
The Hartekamp Groep was in need of improving their day care centre facilities for their users who are very-low functioning, mentally and physically disabled and many of whom are wheelchair bound and cannot verbally communicate. These individuals are aged between 14-90 years old with a mental age varying from six months to five years old.
The project participants were made up of senior leaders from Randstad, who were taking on a Splash Project as part of their TIAS Senior Executive Programme. Each participant was challenged to work on their individual goals as well as working as a collective team to deliver a successful project. The Splash Project provided a platform to practice TIAS’ Senior Executive Programme objectives which included:
At the end of the project day, the group handed over their project to the users from the Hartekamp Groep. The four sensory play stations that were built included sound, touch and sight stimuli that the users will be able to use over and over again for many years to come.