Relationships & Independence

 

Good relationships with friends, family and other important people to us enhance our lives. They can bring a sense of joy, belonging and provide us with a support network to help us navigate life’s ups and downs.

Sometimes spending time together can be as simple as a friend popping in for a coffee and a chat, a phone call, or going out for dinner with your family.

Some of the ways we can support you in your relationships are:

  • Communication skills – effective communication is important to feeling heard and assistive technology can be useful
  • Behavioural support – managing difficult emotions and behaviours to enhance your relationships with others
  • Support groups for you and your loved ones

All of the supports we provide have you at the centre, and are designed to provide you with greater choice, control and independence in how you live your life.

We work together with you to deliver you the supports you would like, in the way you would like them – not just today, but in the future – to enable you to live as independently and inclusively as possible.

This could be through forming relationships with friends, family and other important people or gaining employment.

Your Life Your Choice

Endeavour Foundation Choice + Connect

This program is a Queensland Government Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services initiative designed to assist you in how you can self-direct support. It allows you to personalise the supports and services you choose and purchase them with funding through Your Life, Your Choice. Read more

Specialist Behaviour Support

Endeavour Foundation’s Specialist Behaviour Support provides specialised assistance and training to people with a disability, their families and staff where the individuals needs are more complex. Read more

Support Coordination

Having a choice of providers is important in making sure that you get the support you need, how and when you need it. However, we understand that this can be complex, Support Coordination is designed to minimise the complexity. Read more

Plan Management

Your choice of providers and services under NDIS also brings additional responsibilities, which you can choose to manage yourself or engage someone to assist. One of these responsibilities is the management of your NDIS funding. Read more

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