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1 Dame Hannah Rogers Trust How we use Intensive Interaction across the trust

2 Dame Hannah Rogers Trust Charitable Trust based in South Devon– supporting young people with severe physical & learning disabilities.

3 Comprised of : Residential School (ages 9-18) Hannahwood - Adult transitional placement – both residential and day facility (ages 19-25) Children’s respite centre Currently developing a post 25 provision Outreach services Seale Hayne

4 Client Group People with a range of aetiologies, Majority have Cerebral Palsy, Various syndromes – Retts, Angelmans, Otahara Dual diagnosis of CP & autism Acquired neurological disorders Many young people have PMLD and very high medical needs

5 SLT Dept Very lucky to be well staffed 4 therapists (approx 3 WTE) 3 assistants (approx 2 WTE) Also work as part of MDT with nurses, physios, OT, care & education staff

6 Challenges for I.I at DHRT TC audit showed I.I was occurring but not consistently. How do we record & monitor? How do we ensure consistency? How do we ensure it is part of total communication? Developed an Intensive Interaction working party which resulted in….

7 Rolling staff training – Both practitioner and more basic – thank you Cath! Staff mentoring system Regular I.I meetings – practitioner and trainees and P.A’s Encouraging classes to incorporate it into sessions e.g. Tac Pac Timetabled slots in adult provision Intensive interaction folders Tackling the problems

8 Evidencing How do we record I.I? Base lining – x3 videos of ‘normal’ interaction – graph Video as many sessions as possible and complete record form & if possible practitioner form – file in young person’s folder Review videos – x3 videos – graph

9 Why try Intensive Interaction ? Enjoyment & leisure Attention Interacting with another person Practising underlying communication skills – turn taking, awareness of others, anticipation

10 Hopes for the future of I.I DHRT Cascade of information & training continues throughout the Trust Greater understanding of the benefits of II for many of our clients

11 Questions ? Thank you for listening!


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