Engedi Centre LifeSkills & School Holiday Programs
Learning & LifeSkills Program
Develops Skills & Builds Independence.
Includes; Cooking, healthy eating, health & personal grooming, housekeeping skills, gardening, shopping & money skill development, sewing, public transport, relationships & self-esteem.
Back to Basics - Learning & LifeSkills
The Engedi Back to Basics is a skill building program that includes basic LifeSkills. Including: basic numeracy & literacy, cooking, shopping, basic money skills, personal grooming and communication.
Computers are used throughout all of the programs and also includes:
- Learning the basics
- Newsletter article writing
- Using an iPad
- Accessing the Internet
Provides sensory activities that stimulate the senses. Music Therapy is held once a fortnight.
Includes; Music, pamper sessions, tactile activities, taste & smell with bread making and other food sensations & visual arts. Engedi Sensory room located at Engedi House is also included in activities.
Social Group Program
This program is good for school leavers to continue with social interactions and maintain friendships forged at school.
- Coffee mornings
- Movie days
- Social outings
- Sporting events
Programs are run Monday to Friday at our Engedi LifeSkills Centre
23 Holmes Drive Beaconsfield. Phone 49425495
Supported Independent Living
Engedi provides 24 hour support to compatible individuals, in their own home environment.
Supported independent living arrangements will need to be included in your NDIS Plan. Your NDIS plan will be tailored to your specific needs and will include all supports required by each individual to live independently. These will include activities of daily living, support with household tasks such as meals, cleaning, personal care and will also include skill building.
Engedi currently provide supported independent living in 5 houses in the Mackay area. This is an area of rapid expansion for Engedi Inc. and we look forward to increasing our supported independent living services in the near future.
- To promote independent living arrangements for people with a disability
- Provide support for people to live independently
- To encourage skill and capacity building
Short Term Accommodation Support - Respite
Engedi House is a place of rest and relaxation providing a sense of refreshment & revitalisation
Engedi offers a variety of respite choices. Support is provided to guests who stay at our Engedi House Respite Centre. The house provides room for up to 3 individuals with disabilities at a time. Engedi House has a home like environment and provides a safe, private setting for service users.
If for any reason a person is unable to be accommodated at Engedi House, an alternative arrangement for respite support can be arranged. This may include;
- In-home respite support or brokered respite through an alternate service provider
- NDIS will come under a different category but will need to be included in your NDIS Plan.
- Provide respite support that enhances the ability of the family to continue in their role of primary care provider for the person with a disability
- Provide a comfortable and safe environment and a positive experience for guests
Engedi is a registered NDIS provider. Apart from the above services Engedi also provides;
Funds Management - Managing and maintaining funds under a participant's NDIS Plan. An activity statement will be provided each month if desired
Support Coordination - assistance to implement your NDIS Plan. Linking and sourcing services and supports