Capacity Building Life Skills That Increase Independence

Supporting you to develop everyday life skills that increase independence and control. Geelong Disability Services supports you to build everyday life skills.

Capacity Building Life Skill Services

everyday life skills that increase
independence and control

By focusing on your own specific goals, we can support you to master the skills you need to achieve greater independence, confidence and control.

Practical Skills Training for a Successful Future

Our training focuses on practical skills that you can use immediately and in the future, from handling money to travel training, meal preparation, personal presentation, independent living skills or literacy and numeracy.

Enhance Independence and Boost Self-Esteem

Building everyday skills not only allows you to be more independent, it also builds a greater sense of self-esteem.

How Geelong Disability Services Can Help

Depending on your goals and needs, we can develop a program to support you.

  • Household Management
  • Developing and Following a Budget
  • Literacy and Numeracy
  • Money Skills
  • Learning About Renting
  • Household Care
  • Laundry and Clothes Care
  • Preparing a healthy weekly menu
  • Shopping and Groceries
  • Cooking and Healthy Eating
  • Hygiene and Personal Care
  • Support Joining Local Exercise Classes and Sporting Clubs
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Positive Behaviour Support
  • Road Safety
  • Using Public Transport
  • Planning How To Get To and From Destinations
  • Connecting With Other People
  • Developing Relationships
  • Friendships and Group Work
  • Personal Presentation
  • Support to Join Local Groups Based on Your Interests
  • Visiting Local Community Centres
  • Eating Out


The Process


Initial Contact and Meeting Setup

Upon receiving an enquiry, we will promptly respond by calling or emailing the client to arrange a meeting.

Schedule a meeting for our Director Support Services to visit the client’s home and discuss their plan and requirements.


understanding your plan, needs & preferences

During the meeting, our Director Support Services will discuss the client’s plan, their specific needs, and preferences regarding support workers.

Complete an intake document to gather comprehensive information about the client, covering various questions.


paperwork processing & System Setup

Go through and sign necessary documents such as the Service Agreement, Share Consent, Homesite Safety Risk Assessment, and obtain a scan of the client’s NDIA Plan.

The client will receive our Information Folder, containing a Client Handbook, service overview brochure, and a feedback/complaints/compliments form.


Coordinator Assignment & Rostering

Once a Coordinator is assigned, they will access the client’s documents and contact them to arrange a meeting.

For additional support services, the Director Support Services will suggest suitable workers.

The rostering team will schedule shifts according to the client’s preferences and introduce the assigned workers.

What Our Clients Are
Saying About Our Services

Supporting you to build everyday life skills

Please don’t hesitate to contact Geelong Disability Services about our Capacity Building Life Skills Services in Geelong, The Surfcoast and Bellarine Peninsula areas.

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