Life skills development

Developing your daily living and life skills. 

We work with you to develop goals, confidence and independence to feel empowered and get the most from life.

Some areas we can help you to develop your skills include:

  • General life skills
  • Individual life skills
  • Numeracy, literacy and financial management skills
  • Parent and carer skills

General life skills development

Windaan can provide training and development across a range of life skills, including:

  • Personal hygiene, such as showering
  • Nutrition, such as shopping for groceries and preparing healthy meals
  • Cleanliness, such as housework
  • Communicating with service providers and support networks
  • Transport and travel, such as planning your journey and accessing public transport

Individual life and personal skills development 

Windaan can provide training and development across a range of individual personal skills, including:

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Emotional regulation
  • Support for your carers to help you navigate personal and interpersonal skill development

Numeracy, literacy and financial management skills development

Windaan understands the importance of gaining independence in managing your own money. We can help you develop independence in managing your finances by developing a range of skills including:

  • Budgeting
  • Managing your bank account
  • Understanding your bank statement
  • Improving your money understanding and communication skills

Developing parent or carer life skills

Windaan understands that being a parent or carer can be challenging. We can work with you by helping you to:

  • Develop skills to better manage day to day demands
  • Better understand the long-term realities of your situation
  • Access information on how to manage challenging behaviours
  • Develop skills to assist in personal care
  • Develop skills to support someone to transition out of the family home into an independent or group‐based living environment
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