Community Living – Group Home Support
Participants are assisted to develop living arrangements that meet their individual needs and desires for independence and to develop connections that enable them to become valued members of their community. The program proposes to support people with needs ranging from drop-in assistance to preventive health case management.
Community Living-Group Home Supports Services provide the participant with development and maintenance of skills related to activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, and socialization, through application of formal teaching methods in a community residential setting. Skills to be developed or maintained under Community Living Group Home Services will be determined based on the participant’s individualized goals and outcomes as documented in his or her person-centered plan. Staff provide formal teaching methods such as systematic instruction. These services provide the participant with opportunities to develop skills related to activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, vocation and socialization which include, but are not limited to:
- Learning socially- acceptable behaviors;
- Learning effective communication;
- Learning self-direction and problem solving;
- Engaging in safety practices;
- Performing household chores in a safe and effective manner;
- Performing self-care; and
- Learning skills for employment.