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LAAS Day Options

LAAS Day Options provides activities for people with disabilities living in the Riverland. The program promotes community integration through educational, recreational and pre-vocational learning opportunities. Activities are based on principles that acknowledge individual choices and the needs of individual clients. We pride ourselves on providing learning opportunities that are not only worthwhile but can also be applied by participants in their everyday lives.

LAAS has been providing day option services to clients since 1986 that encourage strengthening skills in education, recreation, independent living, social integration and community access.

Price Guide

We charge as per the NDIS price guide for community participation and centre-based community participation (day options).

We will:

  • Ensure clients enjoy the highest possible quality of life
  • Provide structured independent living skills education
  • Provide a quality service that meets the National Disability Service Standards and the National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality and Safeguarding Framework
  • Promote learning through recreational activities in a safe, secure and fun environment
  • Develop flexible programs that promote choices and are tailored to meet a client’s individual needs
  • Focus on building independent living, social, pre-vocational and recreational skills
  • Incorporate programs that are dynamic and incorporate a variety of experiences that motivate clients and promote community participation
  • Provide appropriately trained employees who can provide a high level of quality support to clients

Daily activities include (but are not limited to);

  • River walks
  • Cooking
  • Horse riding
  • Swimming
  • Technology
  • Library visits
  • Arts and crafts
  • Pampering
  • Community outings
  • Gardening
  • A variety of sports and fitness exercises
  • Exercises that develop independence and safety
  • Special events and cultural celebrations

Whole-centre activities are planned once per month, and are often based on a special occasion such as International Day of People with Disability, and football grand final day, or are based on experiencing another culture.

Day Options provides friendship and a strong connection to the community. Participants are supported to engage and participate in local events, including the Riverland Field Days, Barmera Country Music Festival and local musicals. Day Options supports participants to develop networks within their community through involvement in local community groups.

Clients are supported by dedicated, qualified support workers who are committed, friendly and experienced in providing services to people with disabilities. Employees are appropriately trained to suit the needs of clients and undertake regular training to ensure they provide the best quality of support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and at Day Options.

All employees are required to have or be working towards:

  • Certificate III in Individualised Support (Disability or Community Services)
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate (mandatory)
  • Current Manual Handling Certificate (mandatory)
  • Valid DCSI Clearance, either Disability or Child-related (mandatory)

Additional training in medication administration or other complex needs is provided to employees when supporting people with these requirements.

Please contact Sue Crispe, Operations Manager to discuss your interest in joining the Day Options Programme. Sue can meet with you to discuss your needs and how LAAS can support you to meet your individual goals.
LAAS Day Options is located at 12 Edward Street, Loxton SA 5333

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(08) 8584 6569 0499 907 675 accommodation@laas.com.au

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