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Services Rendered:

Residential Habilitation - Provides supervision and specific training activities that assist the recipient in acquiring maintain or improve skills related to activities of daily living. The service focuses on personal hygiene skills, such as bathing and oral hygiene. Homemaking skills such as food preparation, vacuuming, and laundry; and on social and adaptive skills that enable the recipient to reside in the community. This training is provided under a formal implementation plan, developed with direction from the recipient, and reflects the individual’s goal(s) from their current support plan.


Personal Supports / Companion / Respite - Services provided in Support of a goal included the support plan or an identified need to support or maintain essential health and safety and provides assistance and training to the person in activities of daily living, such as eating, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, and preparation of meals. This service can provide access to community-based activities that cannot be provided by natural or unpaid community support and are likely to increase access to community resources without paid authorization. Personal Support is designed to encourage community integration. This service can also include respite services to a person age 21 years or older living in their family home. Respite services provide relief to the caregiver.


Transportation services - The provision of rides to and from the individual’s home and community-based waiver services, enabling the individual to receive the supports and services identified on both the support plan and approved cost plan, when such services cannot be accessed through natural (i.e., unpaid) supports. Transportation services funded through the DD waiver shall be used only for individuals with no other means to get to a service identified on the support plan and approved cost plan.  

Behavioral Therapy/Behavior Assistance Services - Behavioral Services will be provided in the group home and community, emphasizing positive reinforcement and focusing on each individual’s goals to be more independent.  The group home will provide a structured environment where well-trained staff will follow a behavior plan designed for the individual. The group home staff will also collect data to record the occurrences of behaviors targeted for reduction.  The group home staff will also have the critical task of training individuals on positive behaviors to replace the actions targeted for removal. Data will be collected daily on these replacement sessions as well.