Life Skills

SM sewing
HB Cooking 1
MC cooking

Life Skills are an important part of adulthood. When compiling a person-centred plan we take into account the capabilities of the individual as well as their realistic, long terms goals by promoting individuality, independence and choice. This could range from increasing their self-determination to preparing them for independent, supported living.

Skill enhancements:

  • Participation in a focus group concentrating on personal, social and independence skills

  • Cooking

  • Cleaning

  • Sewing

  • Gardening

  • Personal hygiene

  • Road safety

  • Stranger danger

  • Team activities

  • Value of money

  • How the body works

  • Learning and understanding the emergency services

  • Numeracy and literacy

  • Understanding and learning time

  • Accessing the community