Promoting Independence Service
Programme of Activities
Activities will require some formal building based delivery, however, to encourage real life approaches, a much higher emphasis will be placed on learning within community based settings.
Our proposed sites will serve as Hub and meeting points.
What is a person centred plan – How do I achieve my ambitions?
Skills and confidence assessment
Setting my targets and how to recognise that these have been met?
How to use our resources to develop your independence
What is risk?
Speaking Up – Basic induction
Keeping Safe – HATE, MATE, PREVENT – How to avoid and resolve – Online safety
Healthy Living – Good Nutrition and Fitness
Wellbeing – Emotional Awareness – Developing and Maintaining friendships – what is loneliness?
Home skills – Budgeting, Paying Bills, Maintaining your benefits, cleaning, cooking, security, recognising home based hazards, minor home maintenance, housing options, Telecare, How to use social media, How to set up service contracts (Utilities bills), GPs and Dentists – When to use A&E
Information and Advice – How and where to find it
Speaking Up – Exploring self-advocacy – Local groups – Self Help – Methods and approaches
Self-help – Testing community based activity – Developing hobbies – creating social networks to share interests – What community based activities are available to you?
Future Options – Work, Further Education, self-directed support – Direct Payments
When to recognise a problem and how to ask for help – Personal resilience and coping skills