Providing emotional support toindividuals and their families.
Providingpractical support for individuals and their families, such ashelping with household tasks, personal care andpaperwork.
Supporting and monitoring theirhealthcare needs, including administering medication andtemperature checks.
Supporting them to pursuehobbies and interests.
Supporting the learningof new skills or gaining employment.
Teachinglife skills, such as budgeting and paying bills.
Helping with everyday tasks such as meal preparation,writing a shopping list, going shopping or maintaining theirhousing tenancy.
Helping them to accesscommunity facilities and be included in communitygroups.
Understanding their communicationneeds and adapting your communication to each individual, e.g.sounds, tones, body language.
Working withother professionals, such as doctors and therapists, to ensureconsistency of support.
Analysing anindividual’s needs and drawing up a focused supportplan.
Becoming both a role model and companionto the individual and uncovering shared interests, such as hobbiesand outings.