Supported Independent Living
Supported Independent Living (SIL) involves providing help or supervision with daily tasks to develop skills and assist an individual to live as independently as possible.
These supports are provided to a participant in their home or one of ours if needed, and can be in a shared or individual arrangement.
Assistance provided will depend on individual plans but will be tailored to individual needs and may include the following:
- Cleaning and laundry
- Nutrition, meal preparation and cooking
- Personal care (such as showering and dressing)
- Attending appointments
- Medication assistance
- Taking up hobbies
- Learning to catch public transport
Supported Independent Living programs
Helping individuals find and maintain suitable housing, which may include individual apartments, shared houses, or group homes.
Assisting with daily activities like bathing, dressing, grooming, meal preparation, and medication management.
Providing support for managing household tasks such as cleaning, laundry, shopping, and budgeting.
Life skills training:
Offering guidance and instruction in essential life skills like cooking, cleaning, managing finances, using public transportation, and accessing community resources.
Social and community integration:
Encouraging active participation in social activities, facilitating connections with community services, and fostering relationships with peers, neighbors, and other community members.
Furnishing guidance, counseling, and emotional assistance to help individuals cope with daily challenges, boost their self-confidence, and develop self-advocacy skills.
- Positive behavior support
- Active support
- Skill development
- Community inclusion, and
- Social participation.
For more information on Supported Independent Living, and how we can help you, please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly team today.