Presentation on theme: "19 maart 2011 This is what ordinary people do! Going on a holiday! Making it possible for persons with mental health problems."— Presentation transcript:
19 maart 2011 This is what ordinary people do! Going on a holiday! Making it possible for persons with mental health problems.
“You look forward to it, are outside your normal environment and routine and it gives you something to talk about afterwards”.
Concrete and practical support forming and building a group finding and choosing a location organising the travelling making a programme going on holiday without professional help on the spot (little support available at distance).
Tailored to the needs of the involved clients. The clients make the decisions: where, how, with whom etc.
The costs of the holidays Short holidays, nearby Sometimes combined with family visits Clients pay for housing, travelling, food and trips Organisation: Time spent of a professional for preparations and time during the holiday for distant support.
Possibility of the project in different conditions It all depends on what the persons need, and how professionals are able to support this need. Legislation funding possibilities in organisations willingness to work outside regular working time willing to think outside regular patterns but within possibilities of persons and organisations.