Individuals accessing this program live independently in their own homes or apartments and actively participate in their immediate communities. These individuals are able to have up to 29 hours per week of staff support in areas necessary to allow them to continue to experience successful, independent lives. Staff supports could include “hands on” assistance in learning to choose/shop/prepare healthy foods, maintain a clean home or prepare a budget/help with budgeting. Supports could also include transportation and companionship for activities in the community such as shopping, medical appointments, movies, dances, hiking and much more.
All staff have received extensive training including CPR/First Aid, medication administration, behavior management, as well as, additional specialized training on the medical/behavioral needs of the individual for which they are responsible.