Support Personnel Ratios

1:4 Support Personnel Ratios are suited to travellers who:

  • Are mostly independent, with appropriate social skills when out in the general community.
  • Live Independently in own home or with family members or in supported accommodation.
  • Are independent with most daily living activities including toileting, showering and brushing teeth.
  • Can manage a full day of activities.
  • Do not exhibit any behavioural issues or are disruptive.

1:4

1:2

1:2 Support Personnel Ratios are suited to travellers who:

  • Require some assistance with showering, toileting and dressing
  • Require minimal assistance at meal times
  • Need support with spending money
  • Need some prompting to follow instructions
  • Use a mobility aid (such as a walker) when in the community.

1:1 Support Personnel Ratios are suited to travellers who:

  • Need prompting to pick appropriate clothing and full assistance with dressing.
  • Are not used to dining in restaurants and may display socially unacceptable behaviour such as wandering or taking food from other guests or patrons.
  • Need full support with handling spending money.
  • Only manage shorter days of activities and require prompting to follow instructions.
  • Exhibit behavioural issues or disruptive conduct.
  • Require our full assistance with personal care, meals and need strict supervision in the community. This also includes travellers in manual or electric wheelchairs.
  • Need help being fed by Support Personnel or require having meals cut up or blended.

1:1

If you are unsure which category or ratio is appropriate for you, please contact us to discuss. Aspire Supported Holidays reserves the right to change a guest’s suitability for holidays based on a combination of ratio and holiday categories.