The Shine therapeutic model of care was designed by Optima Care to ensure that people of all ages, with severe / enduring learning disabilities and complex needs, including mental health issues, realise their full potential. Underpinned by a clear support framework with milestones of personal goal achievement, Shine may be tailored according to individual need. It helps ensure a transition journey through our services towards more independent living.
Everyone should be afforded the opportunity to make informed life choices and to safely explore and nurture their individual talents, interests and possibilities. That’s why we provide tailored therapeutic and educational pathways to help school and college leavers make the journey to adult supported living with a sense of confidence and optimism.
With a focus on the South East, we will enable individuals to have their own place or to share with others – with or without care support services. Together with our in-house multidisciplinary team, our expertise spans autistic spectrum conditions, total communication and behaviors that challenge. We also enjoy the benefit of being an ASDAN registered centre, allowing us to offer a range of courses covering preparation for life and work.
We have separate centres of excellence focused on two key areas of specialism: Total Communications and Step-Down Pathways. Both centres provide specialist support by a dedicated multidisciplinary team in a community setting: their goal being to support individuals to participate in life skills development and social experiences that will enhance wellbeing, opportunities, quality of life and eventual transition to more independent living.