Community inclusion service
The Community Inclusion Service provides a range of flexible one-to-one support, peer support, and short courses (eg, wellness toolkit). The approach of this service is to support people’s holistic needs, mental health and wellbeing. This is achieved by encouraging independence, developing peer support routes and learning of skills and strategies to positively manage the individuals mental health conditions. The focus of the service is to support individuals to learn or relearn the functions lost or impaired in relation to social activity and community engagement.
The support staff work with the service user to develop and action a clear support plan via realistic goal setting, routine reviews and reflective practice addressing one or more of the following areas:
- Managing the persons mental health
- Accommodation and Tenancy related support
- Community inclusion
- Relationships and support networks
- Work readiness
- Physical Health
The Service Coordinator will oversee the Service Caseload and Service Development.
The Occupational Therapist will:
- Triage referrals
- Provide OT input where barriers to engagement are identified
- Provide OT assessment and recommendations for intervention