Teens preparing food

The dedicated and dynamic team of experienced DPV Health professionals are passionate about supporting teens and young persons with disabilities to live a healthy and active life. Our goal is to give you a good start in life so you can achieve your full potential in later years. We specialise in the areas of health and wellbeing, learning and development, social skills, independence, decision-making and inclusion. We can support you individually or in small groups.

Our services are flexible and tailored to your needs and interests. Some of our activities include:

  • General sports and fitness
  • Cooking (meal planning, shopping, preparation, cooking on a budget, reading and adapting recipes, kitchen safety and hygiene)
  • Shopping
  • Computers (educational and fun)
  • General life skills (money management, household skills)
  • Travel training
  • Social skills and interactions
  • Communication
  • Art and craft
  • General outings
  • Enhancing health and lifestyle
  • Other programs you may like to suggest

Our services are provided by a team of experienced professionals who focus on important areas of need in daily life. You choose what you want to learn and how you want to learn it. You control how, when and where your services are delivered. We will work with you to understand what you need to live a full, meaningful, happy and confident life. We will support you to:

Assistance to access community, social and recreational activities

  • Be involved in your local community by participating in local groups or events
  • Explore recreational, creative and sporting preferences
  • Maintain or develop new skills
  • Link to employment or educational opportunities
  • Plan holidays or important social events

Increased social and community participation

  • Develop and build skills (individually or in small groups)
  • Benefit from mentoring and peer support to develop capability for community participation

Assistance with daily life in the community, education and at work

  • Increase your community access (delivered in a variety of settings to assist you to participate in daily life)
  • Utilise our support to link to employment or educational opportunities

 

Our service is available to people who:

  • are aged between 12-25 years old
  • have an intellectual, physical or sensor disability
  • have a current NDIS Plan
  • have purchased one or more NDIS support categories including:
    – improved daily living skills
    – increased social and community participation
    – improved relationships
    – improved health and wellbeing
    – improved life choices
    – assistance to access community, social and recreational activities
    – supported independent living

Fees apply – The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) sets price controls for some supports including in client plans.

To book an appointment, call our Client and Services Connection worker on telephone 9407 9699.

Interpreters are available if required