Social Community and Civic Participation programs provide flexible opportunities for people to engage in their community and enjoy a range of purposeful, recreational and leisure activities that are tailored to each persons goals and aspirations.
Community Participation includes activities that are age and culturally appropriate for the individuals we care for. Our programs focus on the following types of activities: Skills development, Transition to work and supported employment, including vocational activities, Recreation and leisure, Education and Community Participation.
In NSW we have 2 Community Day programs called Inspired. One program in Coffs Harbour and the other in Tweed Heads. To find out more about these programs click the button below.
Your Support Worker can do individual activities with you while you are out in the community.
One-on-one support encourages independence and life skill development, increasing the ability of individuals to self-manage their social interactions and community participation.
All programs are designed to facilitate a level of independence that enables a gradual building of skills. In addition, this is constantly reinforced in day-to-day living by support workers, which is in line with the philosophy of United Disability Care, which is one of commitment to empowerment and self-management.
Activities are designed for the individual in a 1:1 supportive setting, based on needs and goals. Individuals are encouraged and supported to maintain their social networks. Community participation assists in building confidence, knowledge and experience for each of the individuals, providing them the opportunity to realise their specific goals.
Individual programs can facilitate and assist in the development of:
Transition to work in the community
Transition to Employment is a program that aims to provide support required to develop the individual’s skills to obtain and sustain meaningful paid or unpaid employment.
United Disability Care provides a structured approach to working with individuals and their families to support their transition to satisfying employment.
The program structure includes an initial assessment, ongoing and regular reviews and successful transition to the workforce.
In preparing to enter the work force, learning new skills like those listed below are important.
Our team can also help with development of skills in these work focused areas