Ocean Shores and Coffs Harbour
We provide day services to individuals with disabilities, participation in the Day Program provides the people we support the opportunity for social and economic participation. Over time our clients are able to build capacity, developing new skills that will enable them to master key life tasks that will make them more independent. We value inclusion, community access and learning. Our team enjoy creating a fun and engaging environment for those attending the Day Program with a range of enriching activities.
By actively engaging participants in a variety of activities, aiming at enhancing their overall abilities with daily activities which reflect their choices and interests.
The programs are individually designed to improve or maintain the ability of those attending to live as independently as possible, within their capacity, as well as ensure that clients are living a good quality of life by providing the opportunity of various experiences that they enjoy and cherish. This will ensure our attendees are provided with enriching activities whilst meeting their personal goals and enjoying the company of others.
Program activities include, but are not limited to: Expressive and Creative Arts, Musical Expression, Exercise and Movement, Multi-sensory Workshops, Community Inclusion and Outdoor Activities, Personal Development, Cooking and Household Management Skills and other Life skills.
Day Program Tweed Heads
We have a variety of group options for the social butterflies or if you prefer a slower speed then try the quieter activities. Inspired Day Program is also a “Hub” for 1:1 support to come and hang out or join in.
At Inspired we provide an engaging environment for people with disability, covering a wide range of developmental skills such as cooking, baking, basic IT/iPad navigation, swimming and drama.
Join a great group of people and get Inspired at our Day Program by participating in cooking, creative arts, singing, drama and music.
The centre is accessible to the community and we will run workshops and host disco dance parties that non-UDC clients can come to as a single activity for the day. Everyone needs to register for the activities, call us to book in.
Supported activities in our centre
When you stay in the centre there are various activities on different days of the week; Arts and crafts, cooking, singing, dancing, musical instruments, guest speakers and visitors hosting a variety of sessions.
We also run a market stall selling produce that we have made such as bath salts, eye pillows, craft, artwork, jams and plants. We will be making seasonal gifts to sell also.
Supported activities out in the community
Activities outside the Inspired centre – We have a drama group that meets regularly, with an annual show. We also go fishing, on bush walks, birthday lunch to a café, regular Lawn Bowls and general exploring of our community.
Some of the Activities available at Tweed Heads
Cooking: Join the group to make a different snack each week. We may also include making a grocery list, shopping for ingredients, food preparation, cooking and cleaning. And of course, enjoying your food, or taking it home.
Friends of the Animals: visiting different animal places such as dog shelters, koalas refuge, horse therapy, whale watching and special visit to different parks
Art: Explore your creative side with different art activities. Canvas painting, papier-mâché, mobiles and collages. Mosaics. Building, making and creating small projects.
Coffee Club: Out and about in our community for a cuppa and a chat. Visiting different places each week to explore the area.
Pamper days: Dressing up, makeovers, hair and makeup lessons and pampering with nails, hair and face – with personal care skills incorporated.
Dancing: Dance for fun and fitness. Disco dance parties.
Swimming: Group outings to a local swimming pool, beach or a river.
Music fun: Love to sing? We have in house karaoke and we have lots of instruments to play and learn.
Life Skills Class: Making a bed, making breakfast, writing a list for shopping, shopping for food and basic money skills.
Photography with iPads: Out and about with your iPad then make collages, post to social media or print out.
Fishing Group: Whether you catch a fish or not, fishing with the group is great fun. The rods and bait are supplied.
Gardening: We will plant seeds, repot them once they have grown, decorate some pots and replant them again. Learn how to look after the plants. Repot succulents and make many plants.
Shopping: Join the group and wander around the local second-hand shops and visit the different antique shops. Grocery shopping for cooking also.
Dancing: Dance for fun and fitness. Disco dance parties.
Bowls: Lawn bowls and Ten Pin Bowling. Join the group for a game or two.
Day Program hours 10:00am – 2:00pm, Monday to Friday currently. Weekends as required.
Location: 13-17 Rivendell Drive, Tweed Heads, NSW 2486
(Off Minjungbal Drive, next to the RTA)
Day Program Coffs Harbour
At Inspired we provide an engaging environment for people with disability, covering a wide range of developmental skills such as basic IT/iPad navigation, cooking, baking, swimming and drama. We have group options for the social butterflies with ten pin bowling, Zumba and horse riding each week.
Join a great group of people and get Inspired at our Day Program by participating in cooking, creative arts, singing and music. If you prefer a slower speed then try the Men’s group and a Ladies group with various activities both onsite and in the local community.
These are some of the options for our day program offers in Coffs Harbour. However, we can access activities or create activities for our clients based on their NDIS goals and their interests.
When reviewing our activities, we ask the people we support what they would like to do. One of the new initiatives is a gym program, working with an exercise physiologist introducing weights to build strength and mobility. We try to incorporate the requirements of this session in a fun way using music.
We help our clients achieve their goals by planning the activities to work towards meeting their goals.
Day Program hours 9:00am – 3:00pm Monday to Friday. Weekends when requested and arranged.
Location: 4 Gerard Drive, Coffs Harbour. Parking and Transport.
Some of the Supported Activities at Coffs Harbour
Arts and Craft activities: Explore your creative side with a variety of options – Painting, sewing, craft creation.
Cooking: Write a list, go shopping, complete food preparation, cooking and cleaning. And of course – enjoying your food or take it home.
Canteen: Assisting in a school canteen stocking items, creating snacks and preparing orders. Developing work skills.
Zumba: Social dancing for fun, health and fitness.
RDA: Horse riding fun encompassing animal therapy and fitness.
Technology: Computer lessons to learn the basics.
Men’s Group: A social dinner and chat in a safe environment to talk amongst each other.
Women’s Group: Baking, Craft, fun activities and social outings with friends.
Ten Pin Bowling: Social fun with friends. Options to join in with Special Olympics group for competitions throughout the year.
Dancing: Mixed dancing styles with instruction by experienced dancers at a local dance studio. Dance for fun and fitness.
Swimming: Single or group sessions available at a heated swimming pool. Work on your fitness or swim for fun. Option also for Special Olympics swimming competition.
Gardening: Join the community garden group and help reap the benefits of nurturing this communal garden.
Karaoke: Love to sing? We have in house and community karaoke available.