Young man being assisted to wipe dry a wooden spoon by his support worker (with his mother in the background).
This photo can be used to illustrate the importance of promoting engagement in meaningful activity. This whole concept and practice has been referred to as Person-Centred Active Support and has extensive empirical evidence to support its importance in promoting a great quality of life for all people with a disability, “irrespective of degree of disability or the presence of extra problems*
* Mansell, J., Beadle-Brown, J., Ashman, B., & Ockenden, J. (2004). Person-Centred Active
Support. Pavilion Publishing (Brighton) Ltd..
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