Holiday Categories & Ratios

Holiday Categories

Leisure Options tailors a wide range of holidays for people with different interests, skills and abilities. Our holidays are categorised to help you choose the most suitable option for your capability and needs.

Contact our friendly team for further information or assistance in choosing an appropriate supported holiday.

Independent

Travellers with good social and communication skills

Independent in personal care and activities of daily living

Have good mobility and can eat independently in restaurants

Understands and follows directions

Can stay with the group on outings, or meet back with the group at a specified time and venue

Able to meet the independent flight criteria as imposed by domestic airlines

Extra Assistance Personal Care

Travellers who require assistance with showering, toileting, other areas of personal care, meals and activities of daily living

Extra Assistance Mobility

Travellers who require extra assistance with walking or use mobility aids such as a walking frame or wheelchair for distance. Can manage a regular bus or coach or a few stairs

Physical Disability

Travellers who require a wheelchair or walking frame for mobility along with accessible accommodation, facilities and transport

Holiday Ratios

All Leisure Options holidays are tailored to provide you with the greatest enjoyment. To ensure we can cater for your needs and provide safe experiences, we have developed holiday ratios to give you the appropriate level of care. The ratios indicate the number of staff members on a holiday for each traveller.

1:4 Ratio

For travellers who are primarily independent in all areas of personal care with appropriate social skills when out in the community.

Living Situation

  • living independently in the community, in supported accomodation or with family members

Personal Care

  • independent with most activities of daily living including toileting, showering and brushing teeth
  • requires a minimal amount of prompting with personal hygiene (such as adjusting shower temperature or choosing appropriate clothes)

Meals

  • able to eat independently and appropriately and capable of preparing beverages
  • is confident in a restaurant and other public places
  • requires minimal assistance in regard to selection of meals and cutting of food

Money

  • can manage their spending money with minimal assistance

Behaviour

  • has good social skills in the community
  • understands road rules and can stay with the group on outings
  • able to handle a full day of activities in the community and can follow instructions
  • no behavioural issues or challenging social conduct

1:2 Ratio

For travellers requiring immediate and prompt assistance with personal care and meals, those that use mobility aids or enjoy slower paced travel and those needing close supervision when out in the community.

Living Situation

  • living in supported accommodation or with family members

Personal Care

  • requires assistance with showering, shaving, toileting or brushing teeth
  • may require prompting to pick appropriate clothes and some assistance with dressing

Meals

  • requires assistance during meal times and supervision to eat appropriately
  • may not be used to dining in restaurants and may display socially unacceptable behaviour such as wandering or grabbing food from others

Money

  • requires support in handling of spending money

Behaviour

  • requires closer supervision in the community and on outings
  • may need prompting to stay with group
  • may display some socially unacceptable behaviours

1:1 Ratio

Travellers who require full assistance with personal care and meals and require strict supervision in the community. This also includes travellers in manual or electric wheelchairs.

Living Situation

  • living in supported accommodation or with family members

Personal Care

  • requires full assistance with showering, toileting and brushing teeth
  • requires assistance with dressing

Meals

  • has special requirements during meal times and needs assistance to eat such as being fed by staff
  • may need meals to be cut up or vitamised
  • may not be used to dining in restaurants and display socially unacceptable behaviour such as wandering or grabbing other people's food

Money

  • requires full support in handling of spending money

Behaviour

  • requires full assistance and constant supervision in the community and on outings
  • may have some behavioural issues and challenging social conduct

Contact us

Leisure Options reserves the right to determine travellers suitability for holidays based on a combination of ratio and holiday categories. For assistance in determining a traveller's correct ratio please contact our friendly team.


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