Person Centered Planning
Our agency approaches each individual person with a plan that suits them. With the help of the individual and the team that is identified to support the individual in decision making, we work to find out what is important TO the individual and what is important to FOR them.
Residential/Supported Living/Shared Living
Our agency provides support to individuals in a home setting. These homes can be up to three individuals living together. Many of these homes require 24/7 staff on-site at all times. This model allows individuals with disabilities to have a home and experience life in the community. This model helps facilitate: community inclusion, social interaction, skill development, work opportunities, relationship building, and overall confidence.
Individual Home Care / Home Skills
These services can be provided in the individual's home, parent's home, natural home, etc. This service is provided on a hourly/unit basis. This service gives individuals who do not need constant supervision the ability to have supports when they need them most.
We specialize in assisting and teaching participation in community activities. Enabling individuals to engage directly with people who aren’t paid to provide them with services. Helping people to develop relationships with the broader community. Supporting a person to be a fully participating member of the community, including (but not limited to): Participating as a member of social events/clubs, engaging in recreational activities, volunteering and participating in organized worship or spiritual activities.
We have recently opened a day program center to help individuals access the community and provide instructional resources to help improve our individuals ability to live, work, and explore their community safely and as independently as possible. These services are provided during day program hours and allow individuals to work on skills with supports. Activities can include, but are not limited to: community outings to museums, malls, libraries; lessons in food prep, budgeting, shopping, and more.
Important: To & For
These are things that are meaningful TO the individual and when these items are met appropriately, the individual's level of confidence increases, behaviors and negative attitudes decrease, and the individual is happy, safe, and successful.
These are the needs that help the person to start working on what's important FOR them. This can include; doctors, medications, safety, therapies, overall health needs, support, behavior supports, etc. A person must feel safe and healthy in their environment before they can develop positive, long lasting relationships in their communities.