|Residential services provides a variety of living options
for individuals served whether in a Foster Companion Care
arrangement or sharing a 3 or 4 bed home with other consumers
(available through Center's Home & Community Based Services).
Also includes residential in a group home setting through
the Center's ICF-MR program.
||Community Healthcore has 8 workshops that provide vocational
training as well as site based habitation services.
||These services are provided to individuals in their home
and at locations in the community and include habilitation
and support activities to improved functional living skills
and other daily living activities.
This service includes an assessment to determine if the
individual meets the criteria for a diagnosis of mental
retardation. The assessment is completed face-to-face and
includes a report of the individual's intellectual functioning;
adaptive behavior level; and evidence of origination during
the individual's developmental period.
Assigned Service Coordinators ensure that individuals
have access to and receive services based on their identified
needs and desires and they monitor to ensure that services
delivered in accordance with the individuals Person Directed
Coordination services provided for individuals residing
in a state MR facility whose movement to the community is
being planned; for individuals who formerly resided in a
state facility and on community-placement status; or, for
individuals enrolled in the HCS or ICF/MR program to maintain
the individual's placement or to develop another placement
for the individual.
These services are designed to provide assistance to
individuals with acquiring, retaining, or improving self
help, socialization, and adaptive skills necessary to live
successfully in the community and to participate in home
and community life.
Employment services are provided through the Golden Employment
Management Services program (GEMS). Services include helping
the individual identify employment preferences, job skills,
work requirements and conditions; assistance with contacting
prospective employers; and, support to help the individual
sustain competitive employment.
Respite is a support service that provides planned or
emergency short term relief services to the individual's
primary caregiver. Assistance in daily living activities
and functional living tasks are provided (e.g., grooming,
eating, bathing, dressing and personal hygiene).