Activities & Skill Building

At Circle of Hope, we are dedicated to empowering you with the skill building and training necessary to enhance your daily living and career skills, significantly shifting your capacity towards greater independence.

Our effective skill-building activities and opportunities are designed to support your efforts in acquiring new skills and developing specific skill sets that align with your professional goals, thereby making a positive impact on your personal and career development.

We recognise the importance of engaging in activities that are not only enjoyable but also meaningful, as they play a crucial role in your overall well-being and success. Hence, we offer a diverse range of activities and skill-building opportunities, incorporating various learning formats and learning management systems, that you can participate in, both on-site and within the community.

We can help you to manage the business aspect of your day to day life, including:

  • Support with personal care such as showering, dressing,
  • menu planning, shopping, cooking,
  • exercise,
  • general personal banking (budget planning),
  • management of written communication,
  • arranging and attending medical appointments,
  • medication management,
  • coordination of other supports like cleaning.

Develop practical skills:

  • Problem-solving
  • Customer service skills
  • Self-advocacy
  • Communication, including understanding body language and emotional intelligence
  • Teamwork and helping your team gain valuable insights
  • Workplace health and safety

We understand that everyone’s needs and goals are unique. That’s why we collaborate closely with you to identify and achieve your professional goals, developing a support plan that is customised to your specific skills and requirements.

It is estimated that up to 93% of communication is nonverbal, encompassing body language and facial expressions. Mastering the ability to understand and interpret nonverbal cues is crucial for effective interpersonal interactions and success in the workplace. Developing strategies to navigate challenging situations is a vital life skill, beneficial across various contexts. At Circle of Hope, we are committed to helping you enhance your problem-solving skills, alongside a broad spectrum of other practical skills and knowledge, to foster a more independent and fulfilling life.

Our skill-building activities also cater to younger children, aiming to help them acquire essential life skills while providing opportunities for play, fun, and socialisation. Encouraging children to engage in skill-building activities and games promotes learning and development in areas such as hand-eye coordination, social interaction, fitness, quick thinking, decision-making, fine motor skills, and creativity.

Employees who possess a diverse range of skills are more likely to excel in their roles. In the contemporary workplace, there is a growing demand for individuals who can think critically, solve problems, and collaborate effectively within a team. Creativity, innovation, and adaptability are also highly valued by employers. Different situations require different skills; for instance, job applications necessitate attention to detail and comprehension, whereas creative thinking and versatility are key to resolving complex challenges.

The skill-building activities at Circle of Hope are carefully designed to assist you in developing a versatile set of skills applicable across various scenarios. Our team of qualified, skilled, and experienced staff is dedicated to working with you to identify your goals and devise a personalised plan to achieve them.

For more information about our skill-building and training activities, or any other services we offer, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are eager to address any questions you may have.