For service users with an acquired brain injury, Sallie finds suitable projects for individuals according to their needs and functional abilities. Completing them gives the service users confidence and satisfaction, while improving their skills and dexterity. Concentration levels vary, but they tend to be very high when working on arts projects, so this helps service users to switch off from their everyday thoughts and relax.
When working with service users with learning disabilities, Sallie usually provides them with the opportunity to make things to share with their families – for example for Mother’s Day, Easter or Christmas. This helps them to concentrate on the project and is very rewarding.