Montrose Therapy and Respite ServicesMontrose Therapy and Respite Services

Lifestyle and Leisure Events

Mondays

Gym & Cooking

Cost: $3.50 per gym session + $10

9am- 2pm, meet at Darra, transport provided to Sporting Wheelies Gym

  • Customers with a fitness goal are provided with a PT assessment & individualised program
  • Assistance is provided by staff for customers to do their program
  • Transport is provided by staff to the Sporting Wheelies Gym, followed by lunch at Darra
  • Developing fitness, strength, confidence and & social skills
  • Cooking skills developed as participants prepare lunch after the gym

Tuesdays

Pre-work Skills Group

9am – 2pm, Darra Service Centre, cost:$10

  • Fruit & vegetable box packing
  • Learning skills for work & taking on work type roles including following instructions, time management, counting, money handling, customer service
  • working in a team environment
  • Developing communication & social skills

Cooking Group

9am-2pm, Darra Service Centre, cost: $10

  • Learning meal preparation skills
  • Working in a team environment
  • Developing communication & social skills

Wednesdays

Gym

9am -1.30pm, cost: $3.50 per gym session + $10

Meet at Darra, transport provided to Sporting Wheelies Gym

  • Customers with a fitness goal are provided with a PT assessment & individualised program
  • Assistance is provided by staff for customers to do their program
  • Transport is provided by staff to the Sporting Wheelies Gym, followed by lunch at Darra
  • Developing fitness, strength, confidence & social skills

Thursday

Gap Year Program

9:30- 2pm, cost: $10

  • Developing interests, social skills, communication, daily living skills
  • Aimed at young people who have left school in the last five years

Friday

Social Group

  • alternates during the day & evening, cost: varies depending on event
  • Engaging in various social recreation & leisure activities
  • Includes; restaurant dining, rugby league games, theme parks, festivals, bowling, movies, day trips
  • Based on identified customer interest

16- 18yrs Northside Evening Social Group

  • Cost: varies depending on event
  • Targeting young adults still at school who are looking for social activities
  • Includes: restaurant dining, rugby league games, theme parks, festivals, bowling, movies, day trips
  • Based on identified customer  interest

Other

Holidays

Cost: $500 (approx.)

  • 3 day holidays are offered four times per year either to the Gold or Sunshine Coast
  • Customers decide what activities they would like to engage in

Individual Skill Development

  • Customers who would like to develop skills to increase their independence can access limited one on one support for training
  • Includes areas of public transport, meal preparation, travel orientation connecting to interest areas