The two-yr pilot project for assisted living for vulnerable young folks within the Caribbean Netherlands is positioned in Bonaire.
SABA/ST. EUSTATIUS–In a latest examine concerning the issues young adults within the Caribbean Netherlands confront, the significance of care providers for vulnerable young folks has grow to be obvious. Especially the mix of housing with further steerage is taken into account important in having the ability to take the step to maturity. This is why Care and Youth Caribbean Netherlands ZJCN began a two-yr pilot project for assisted living on Monday, March 15.
The assisted-living pilot is meant for young folks 16-24 years outdated in Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius in an extended-time period youth care help programme who’re prepared for a subsequent step in direction of extra independence. These young folks can not return to their properties as a result of the scenario at residence has remained unchanged regardless of lengthy-time period help.
At the assisted-living facility, the children will enter an intensive phased coaching programme to learn to dwell independently. This programme is according to the present help supplied by youth care.
At the ability, the young folks undergo three levels of a private development plan. The private studying goal of every section matches in with the respective stage of their independence.
As the three phases progress, the young folks’s independence will enhance and the help will grow to be much less intensive. The steerage is targeted on bettering their independence, on their capacity to handle and take care of themselves, and on studying social, relational and sensible expertise. The purpose of the assisted-living programme is to make sure young individuals are in a position to dwell independently in roughly two years.
“The new assisted-living facility will likely be growing the long run alternatives for fairly just a few young folks in Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius,” mentioned ZJCN workforce chief Regiline Sambo.
The assisted-living facility is housed in an residence constructing on Kaya Sabana in Bonaire. Together with housing company Fundashon Cas Bonairiano (FCB) it’s at present being investigated whether or not a brand new constructing might be constructed the place the project might be continued on a structural foundation.
Additionally, FCB is trying into the likelihood to make rental properties out there for young individuals who have efficiently accomplished the assisted-living programme.