Behavioural Support works to understand why a person may use inappropriate, challenging, or unsafe behaviour.
Behavioural 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.
Behavioural Support 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.
To begin, our service will provide an assessment to help us to understand what a person is communicating through their behaviour. This may involve:
Depending on the person’s needs, we may develop both a Positive Behaviour Support Plan and a Skill development Plan. These plans look at:
Our Behaviour Support services offer education to individuals and small groups in the areas of:
Families and carers may also need education and training around how to implement the recommended strategies. Our team can help make sure everyone understands the plan and that the plan is effective.