About us

Ability aim to grow and extend its charitable work, by building on our success of developing high quality and reputable services within Chesterfield and District. We aspire to extend our offering to other neighbouring areas.We aim to maintain our open and fair recruitment and employment strategies ensuring we inspire our team to develop within specialised services and lead on excellent standards of support provided within health and social care environments.

Domiciliary - Care within your home

As a key provider of quality care for adults and young people with learning disabilities. Ability are caring, compassionate, reliable people that have a desire to make a positive impact on your lives.

We want to ensure you receive a high standard of living within your home environment. Along with providing care and support in a professional, discreet and caring manner. We always ensure your wellbeing and right to privacy. Your dignity is maintained at all times.
  • Visits within your own home
  • Assistance with the daily care needs
  • Support with personal care (toileting, bathing, dressing)
  • Meal Preparation
  • Medication Administration
  • Social activities, shopping, cinema, bowling, day centre activities etc.
  • General companionship
  • Independence skills and development
  • Domestic duties

Development & support with Ability

We Introduce and embed interactions within each service by having an overall expectation that all staff understand and implement. All staff implement the following skills:
  •   Observation
  •   Responsive
  •   Reflection
  •   Positioning
  •   Eye contact
  •   Being creative
  •   Communication
  •   Listening
  •   Engagement

Become a part of Ability

We provide

Training and development plans specific to job roles that also includes coaching and mentoring.

You will receive

Continuous support and regular supervision and appraisal at all levels.

We offer

Effective leadership and supportive management that strives for continuous development.

You get

A working environment that recognises and values individual staff contributions through feedback and issuing GEM awards. These recognise and embrace where staff have gone over and above within their roles.

Become a part of

A skilled, caring, motivated and conscientious team that is totally focused on providing person cented care and positive outcomes for everybody supported within Ability.


Mrs X – Chesterfield

Ability provide a fantastic level of service and support to our daughter who suffers from learning disabilities. The charity is made up of special and caring staff and volunteers who have helped to transform our daughter’s life.

Mrs X

Mrs C

My daughter is currently enjoying her day care and respite services at Ability. She loves taking part in all the activities and enjoys socialising and interacting with all her staff and friends at Ability. My daughter always has a beaming smile when she returns home

Mrs C