The Prince Albert Branch supports without judgement, the ideas and beliefs that…
Housing is a basic human right and requirement for good health. According to the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights the right to housing is protected under international law, and Canada has endorsed such rights guaranteeing “an adequate standard of living…including adequate food, clothing and housing.” Excerpt from CMHA Ontario branch
According to www.quora.com “As a human each and every individual looks for shelter to live. It is a basic minimum need for all people. To protect ourselves from climate, animals and to take rest, home is important to survive life.” Jul 6,2018
To provide opportunities for people living with mental illnesses to live independently
To support individuals as they live independently
Since 2010, we have constructed two eight unit apartment complexes, one six unit apartment complex and acquired one house with a renovated suite upstairs, a total of 23 independent units, with minimal vacancy rate.
A Support Worker works closely with participants to ensure independent living skills are developed, supported, and personal goals are met. The program is strength-based and client centred, providing mentoring to all participants.
• Referral process
• Intake process
• A tenant handbook
• Tenant compliance with expectations
• Systems navigation
• Budgeting and Bill payments
• Grocery Shopping and meal planning
• Appointment management
• Community Kitchens
• Housekeeping and personal hygiene
• Vocation program opportunities
• Self-monitoring reports along with
• Ongoing Support worker assessment
Supported Independent Living Program
Provides specific and personal support for those participants who are trying to make the transition from living in a care home environment to one of more independence. We work to assist and encourage the participants to master basic skills with a focus on budgeting and bill payments, medication management, grocery shopping and meal planning, appointment management, personal hygiene, and unit housekeeping, all skills important to living independently. Our support worker will create individual strength based plans as well as navigate various systems required to successfully support each participant.
Clozaril Clinic: Saskatchewan Health Authority and Prince Albert Branch partnered to provide support to those participating in the Clozaril clinic as part of their medication management. We ensure people get to, and from, the clinic safely therefore meeting their appointment times. People who attend this clinic receive constant monitoring and communication with the SHA nurses