Personal Assistance/In Home Services
Empowering People With Self-Sufficiency In Integrated Communities
Counties served with this program include Anderson, Campbell, Knox, Morgan, Roane and Scott
Independent Living Skills Training
Funded through the Employment and Community First (ECF) Waiver, this service provides education, skill development, and training to improve the person’s ability to independently perform routine daily activities and utilize community resources.
Support staff will:
- Develop the person’s daily living skills (i.e. personal hygiene, meal preparation, home upkeep, money management, using community resources, community mobility, parenting, computer use, and/or driving lessons)
- Prepare and follow a specific plan and strategy for teaching specific skills identified in the person-centered support plan.
- Identify progress toward achieving each skill identified in the person-centered support plan.
Funded through the Employment and Community First (ECF) Waiver and the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) Waiver,this service assists a person to perform activities of daily living at the person’s own home, on the job or in the community.
Support staff will:
- Support, supervise and engage the person to participate with eating, toileting, personal hygiene and grooming, and other activities of daily living
- Train the person’s social network to provide assistance
- Identify ways to increase the person’s independence
Supportive Home Care (SHC)
Funded through Employment and Community First (ECF) Waiver, this service is provided in the home and community by a paid caregiver (someone not living in the family home) to a person living with his or her own family.
In-Home Day Services
Funded through Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) Waiver, In Home Day services are to be used as supports due to behavioral or psychiatric destabilization, medical concerns/necessity, or other infrequent and exceptional circumstances.
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