50 years providing Autism supports 1971 – 2021

WHAT WE DO

Informed Practices & Supports

Supports
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"If you have met one autistic person, you have met one autistic person"

Styles of Services Provided

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Day Service

Our Day Supports model strives to:

  • Use Person Centred Planning systems to deliver outstanding outcomes for people.
  • Develop sustainable support strategies for each person supported.
  • Ensure that the concepts of Human rights, neurodiversity and self-actualisation are at the heart of support planning.
  • Embrace a culture of creativity, innovation and dynamism.
  • Build capacity and develop social capital in a person’s local community so that people supported can partake as they see fit in an inclusive society
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Living Options

Gheel’s Living Options models of support will:

  • Strive to uphold Article 19 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities
  • Develop robust pathways that will allow for people supported by Gheel to progress towards a supported living option that best suits their will and need
  • Develop a range of flexible and natural support options that will ensure that people supported will have an exceptional quality of life in their local community.
  • Ensure that people supported have choice and control with regard to all elements of their own home
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Transition

Gheel’s transition support team use a caseworker model to provide 1:1 supports so that individuals availing of supports can be supported to:

  • Develop an understanding and a personalised strategy with regard to how your autism interacts with the world!
  • Develop personalised support strategies and to plan for and realise your career ambitions
  • Develop personalised strategies and to support planning to enhance friendships, relationships, community involvement and active citizenship
  • Plan for the next stages of life in areas such as housing, career, passions and interests.
  • Ensure that positive well being strategies are at the core of your support planning
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Community Support

Our Community Support Teams will support you to build the necessary skills to support you to live as independently as possible by ensuring that:

  • you have exactly the right amount of support that you need at times that suit you
  • you have tailor made support arrangements that support you to live the lifestyle of your choosing
  • your rights with regard to tenancy arrangements, career progression and community participation are paramount at all times
  • you are supported to build capacity in the areas of your life that you currently need assistance with
  • creative solutions with regard to sustainable supports will be structured around your needs and preferences and will be focused on your positive well being

Information Sessions

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