Psychosocial Recovery Coach

Why use one of our Recovery Coaches?

Hunter Care Group’s Recovery Coach Team are qualified, professional and caring individuals with extensive experience in the Mental Health field.

The Psychosocial Recovery Coach is a new line of support under the NDIS. We are committed to ensuring that your recovery plan is supportive and easy to understand to help you reach your identified goals.

What is a Psychosocial Recovery Coach?

A Psychosocial Recovery Coach (recovery coach) is a new NDIS support item for participants with a psychosocial disability who require support managing complex challenges of daily living.

The aim is to increase participants’ social and economic independence and participation through the provision of capacity building supports.

Recovery coaches will focus on coaching participants to have greater participation in managing their lives and will collaborate with other services to support and underpin these outcomes.

Recovery coaches will work collaboratively with participants, their families, carers and other services to design, plan and implement a recovery plan, and assist with the coordination of NDIS and other supports.

What does a Psychosocial Recovery Coach do?

Specifically, Hunter Care Group Recovery Coaches will:

  • develop recovery-enabling relationships for participants, based on hope
  • help the participant to understand their human rights and supporting them to build up their capacity for self-advocacy
  • support the participant in developing goals for their life through recovery planning
  • coach to build on strengths, knowledge, skills, resilience, and decision-making
  • provide information and advice
  • help the participant to understand and effectively use NDIS and other services and resources
  • collaborate with broader services to ensure supports are responsive to the participants requirements assisting them achieve set goals
  • support engagement with the NDIS
  • assist participants to connect positively with family and friends
  • link participants with mental health, health and other services particularly when they are unwell
  • document and report on all interactions, support and outcomes
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