Adult Care Services
Residential Habilitation involves
Residential Habilitation involves 24 hour residential services having individualized services and supports that enable an enrollee to acquire, retain or improve skills necessary to reside in a community-based setting including direct assistance with activities of daily living (e.g., bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, eating, meal preparation, household chores) essential to the health and safety of the enrollee, budget management as specified in the ISP, attending appointments and interpersonal and social skills building to enable the enrollee to live in a home in the community.
Family Model Residential Support
Family Model Residential Support shall mean a type of residential service having individualized services and supports that enable an enrollee to acquire, retain or improve skills necessary to reside successfully in a family environment in the home of trained caregivers other than the family of origin. The service includes direct assistance as needed with activities of daily living (e.g., bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, eating, meal preparation excluding the cost of food), household chores essential to the health and safety of the enrollee, budget management as specified in the ISP, attending appointments and interpersonal and social skills building to enable the enrollee to live in a home in the community.
Supported Living is another type of residential service that provides individualized services and supports that enable an enrollee to acquire, retain, or improve skills necessary to reside in a home. This service includes direct assistance as needed with activities of daily living (e.g., bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, eating, meal preparation), and building interpersonal and social skills that will enable the enrollee to live in a home in the community.
Day Services shall mean individualized services and supports that enable an enrollee to acquire, retain or improve skills necessary to reside in a community-based setting; to participate in community activities and utilize community resources; to acquire and maintain employment; and to participate in retirement activities. ISP goals and objectives shall be required for enrollees receiving Day Services.
Community-Based Day Services
Community-based day services enable the service recipient to participate in meaningful and productive activities in integrated settings with other community members who may or may not have disabilities. Supports provided may facilitate job exploration activities, volunteer work, educational activities and other meaningful, measurable community activities that promote developing relationships and maintaining ongoing relationships with friends and family members.
Personal Assistance shall mean the provision of direct assistance with activities of daily living (e.g., bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, eating, meal preparation excluding cost of food), household chores essential to the health and safety of the enrollee, budget management, attending appointments and interpersonal and social skills building to enable the enrollee to live in a home in the community.
Employment-Based Day Services
Employment-based day services facilitate access and support activities such as competitive employment, self-employment, enclaves and work crews.
Elderly and Disabled Waiver
Provides support to people to continue living successfully in their own homes. This service gives families another option of living at home instead of nursing home placement.
A person lives with a family or roommate who provides support to the person to be a part of a family unit.
Employment Community First and VR- Vocational Rehabilitation full circle employment program
Home and community based (HCBS) for adults 21 years of age and older with a physical disability and seniors ( age 65 & older).
Non Emergency Transportation
Intensive Behavior Services
- Persons must be 18 years or older.
- Participants will explore skills enhancements, develop coping techniques and receive
psychotherapy in a group environment that our clients can trust is safe and offers the
structured programming needed to see results
Programs provide persons the opportunity to:
- Increase self-awareness and socialization
- Benefit from psychoeducation improving knowledge, normalize treatment issues,
and motivate towards positive changes
- Practice coping strategies in a safe, real-world environment
- Improve decision-making skills
- Master existing skills and learn new skills
- Observe healthy behavior modeling
- Improve symptom management with appropriate expression and regulation
- Learn healthy interpersonal boundaries
- Learn how diet and exercise contribute to wellness and increased quality of life
- Learn productive ways to manage triggers and symptoms related to diagnoses
- Learn skills tailored to the specific person-centered goals of the individual
- Provide interventions to prevent relapse
- Learn cognitive processing and cognitive restructuring skills to promote positive
- Learn relapse prevention skills and refusal training, stress management, and
- Receive support for increased growth and development
- Use enabling technologies to promote independence & self-reliance
This service, also known as psychotherapy, involves talking over the specific issues our clients wish to address to improve their life or determine skill gaps that our clients can work on to achieve a higher level of functioning related to the issue.
Talk therapy can help our clients:
- understand their mental health condition;
- define and reach wellness goals;
- overcome fears or insecurities;
- cope with stress;
- make sense of past traumatic experiences;
- separate their true personality from the moods caused by their condition;
- identify triggers that may worsen their symptoms;
- improve relationships with family and friends;
- establish a stable, dependable routine;
- develop a plan for coping with crises; and
- understand why things bother our clients and what our clients can do about them.
Program focus will be on strengthening individual social skills related to some identified behavioral issue. Emphasis is on the person’s strengths, needs, abilities and preferences rather than treatment for symptoms of mental illness. Duration of participation is related to progress made toward an individual goal.
Core topics include but are not limited to:
Enhancement of the understanding of and ability of persons served to manage & cope with a psychiatric diagnosis using:
- Mental Health apps on electronic devices
- Online Websites & Forums
- Topic of the Hour would include group discussion of matters of importance including diet, exercise, medications, sleep, oral care, etc.
- Development of a Health Passport for each person to create personal health goals & track their own habits related to exercise, sleep and diet. Weekly progression can be monitored at the facility with checks of weight and blood pressure.
Entitlement/Income Budget Maintenance including:
- Computer Training
- Understanding the difference in SSI and SSA
- Awareness of health insurance provider including how to access my doctors
- Utilizing food stamp benefits & commodities
- How to develop a personal budget
- How to track spending compared to budget
- Consulting with benefits counselor to determine how employment affects benefits
Self-Care & Independent Living Skills emphasizing:
- Utilizing public transportation
- Options to secure transportation to medical appointments
- Ride-sharing options in community
- On-premises cooking classes
- On-premises laundry instruction
- Practice on living skills including making the bed, washing dishes, using phone/cell, clothes selection for season/occasion, keeping a clean-living space, grocery shopping, using technology to broaden independence, etc.
Incorporating enabling technologies into daily living to increase independence including:
- A wide variety of software options are available to accommodate IDD learners as well.
- Learn how to use personal Alexa, tablet or smartphone/smart watch reminders and prompts to wake up, take meds, keep appointments, make day flow from beginning to end, etc.
- How to choose from the technologies & devices available to help our clients achieve maximum self-reliance
Socialization & Use of Leisure Time may include:
- Art Therapy
- Music Therapy
- Animal Therapy
- Spiritual/Church engagement
- Card/Board Games
Vocational Development/Employment Exploration for those interested:
- “Let’s Work” 3-week curriculum
- Job sites tours and/or vocational assessments
- Interest inventories related to work
- Volunteer activities at local community locations