Meet some of our team members
Meet Jocelyn. She is the social butterfly of Plus! She has lots of friends and enjoys interacting with everyone and spending time in the common areas.
Jocelyn is non-verbal. She has been with Plus for nearly two years and has been making a lot of progress with her communication and social skills. One of her goals is to engage in social programs – and Plus provides her with an environment where she can work towards that and access the social atmosphere she thrives on.
This is Luke. During our Plus social days, Luke practices his budgeting skills and, because eating out is one of Luke’s favourite things to do, that includes planning and budgeting for his lunch.
With the help of a budgeting template, Luke will plan how much he spends on his social activity and decide what he’s going to have for lunch to make sure he doesn’t go over his daily budget. His end goal is to be able to independently manage a debit card.
Daniel has been part of the Plus family for many years and has spent time working in both the Order Fulfilment and Markets Team. Daniel also loves attending our wide range of social activities; his favourite social outing by far is a trip to Pancakes on the Rocks.
Daniel is a social superstar who practices his life skills on every expedition. On this day, Daniel chose where he would like to go, made the plan, and practiced his money handling and conversation skills.
Simone is one of the longest attending Plus team members, starting in 2014. One of Simone’s goals, whilst attending Plus, is to improve her finger dexterity and fine motor skills. She is an avid singer, frequently doing karaoke sessions on Friday afternoons.
Combining a major goal, and her great love, Simone works on her finger dexterity by typing out song lyrics to her favourite songs. She has also been in the gym at Plus, using exercise bands to improve her grip strength and flexibility.