Specialist behaviour support for children, teenagers, and adults with a disability
What is Behaviour Support?
Behaviour Support is about understanding why a person may use inappropriate, challenging, or unsafe behaviour, which is affecting them or those around them. When you understand what the person is communicating through their behaviour, you are able to develop strategies to better support them.
This may include looking at ways to improve the person's quality of life, making sure their environment (such as where they are living) meets their needs, and teaching the person new skills or ways to communicate.
Our Behaviour Support services:
Our Behaviour Support service can work with the individual, their family and supports to develop positive and practical strategies.
We will provide an assessment to help us to understand what the person is communicating through their behaviour. This may involve:
- Reviewing relevant reports or other information
- Conversations with the person and their family or networks
- Observing the person in their home, school, place of work, or community.
Depending on the needs of the individual, we may develop both a Positive Behaviour Support Plan, and a Skill development Plan which look at:
- How to best support the person
- How to lessen the need for the person to engage in behaviours of concern
- Ways to respond safely if the person does use those behaviours.
- Any skills the person may need to learn to replace the need for the person to use any behaviours of concern
Education and training
Our Behaviour Support services offer education to individuals and small groups in the areas of:
- Sexuality and relationships
- Social skills development
- Anger management
Families and carers may also need education and training around how to implement the recommended behaviour support strategies. Our team can help make sure everyone understands the plan and that the plan is effective.
How can I access Enhanced Supports?
We offer a variety of ways to access our services.
We are a registered provider of supports under the NDIS and can provide services approved and funded in your NDIS Plan. The most common NDIS categories of support for Enhanced Supports include:
- Improved Daily Living
- Improved Relationships
- Support Coordination
Medicare: Chronic Disease Management Plan
We are registered providers of Medicare and are able to offer a subsidy to the cost of services we provide. Services which may be covered under this plan include:
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech Pathology
We also welcome individuals, professionals, and organisations to contact us for private fees.
Where are our Enhanced Supports services?
We offer Enhanced Supports services, in several regions across NSW and Queensland including:
- Far North Coast
- Mid North Coast
- New England & North West