Personal Assistance

Empowering People with Self-Sufficiency In Integrated Communities

Counties Served in this program include: Anderson, Campbell, Knox, Morgan, Roane and Scott.

Independent Living Skills Training

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, etc.)
  • 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’s person-centered support plan.

Personal Assistance

This service assists people with performing activities of daily living at the person’s own home, on the job or in the community.

Support staff will:

  • Support, assist and engage people to participate in everyday tasks including cooking, cleaning, laundry, running errands, and additional daily living activities
  • Educate the person’s social network to provide assistance
  • Identify ways to increase the person’s independence

Supportive Home Care (SHC)

This service is provided by a paid caregiver (not living in the family home) to a person living with their family.  It is similar to our Personal Assistance service and assists the person at home and in the community.

For more information contact:

Residential Director, Layla Fisher 865-813-0557