The Day to Day Living Program works with people with severe and persistent mental illness, to improve their quality of life through structured and socially-based activities in the community. We recongise that meaningful activity and social interaction are important factors which can contribute to maintaining good health.
Our program is underpinned by a strengths-based approach and is tailored to your needs, in helping to establish meaningful goals in your daily life. We work with people who:
- Have a diagnosed primary mental illness
- Live in the City of Hume, and the northern-most parts of Moreland
- Are aged between 16-65 years
We provide you with a safe and supportive environment, where you have many opportunities to learn ways to increase the quality of life. The program will support you to:
- Increase your individual ability to participate in social, recreational and educational activities
- Improve quality of life by creating an optimal level of health and wellbeing, and independence in the community
- Develop confidence and new skills and/or re-learn old skills
- Participate in community activities
- Develop social networks
- Accomplish personal goals
Our program has a holistic focus that includes the following:
- Physical Health and Wellbeing Group
- Education Group
- Computer workshops
- Arts and Crafts Group
- Singing Group
- Cooking and Nutrition Group
- Social and recreational outings
- Assistance with independent living skills
- Support your access to NDIS
Our service is available to adults (aged 16-65 years) with severe and persistent mental illness, living in the City of Hume and northern-most parts of the Moreland Local Government area.
Any organisation, individual or family member can make a referral to the Day to Day Living Structured Day Program. For more information, to obtain a referral form, or to discuss a possible referral, please telephone us on 1300 234 263.
Interpreters can be arranged at time of referral.