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Residential Group Homes for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities  offer continual support including overnight staff to respond to the health, medical and behavioral needs of each individual. Each program participant has a service plan developed to assist him or her to reach their outcome goals.  Our person-centered services strive to offer the greatest opportunities for unrestricted participation and community inclusion. Training may be provided in personal care, domestic skills, leisure time training, daily life skills and social skills. Assistance is offered in self-administration of medications as well as ensuring all medical appointments are adhered to. 

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Being a family caregiver is a full-time job that can take a toll on a person. Majority of caregivers focus so much on their loved one that they forget to take care of themselves. This oversight can have a major impact on them physically, mentally, emotionally, and psychologically.

We explore the impact being a family caregiver has on someone and why they tend to work past their limit, along with the role respite care can have to allow caregivers to recharge to be ready to fulfill the demanding needs of their loved ones. Respite care provides short-term relief for caregivers that allows them to take a break and recharge themselves. Respite care can range from just the afternoon to several days or weeks. These services can be paid through the Medicaid Waiver or with private care. Contact us for details. 

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We offer transportation to our clients to all appointments, outings in the community, worship services, exercise in the community, store runs and what ever need is necessary that requires transportation. 

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Licensed group home through APD and the Medicaid Waiver Program 

We are a licensed home with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities. We provide care for persons with intellectual disabilities. We are licensed for individuals in need of a Standard Group Home, Behavior Focus Group Home and as needed care of Respite Care. We are in the process of adding companion services to our license as well. We have provided you with a list of the services we provide that are paid for through the Medicaid Waiver Program. 

PLEASE SEE THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF MEDICAID MED WAIVER SERVICES WE PROVIDE 

 

 

Standard Group Home

The fundamentals of Residential Habilitation also allow for specific training activities that assist the person to acquire, maintain, or improve skills related to activities of daily living that may include personal hygiene skills such as bathing/oral hygiene, and homemaking skills such as food preparation, vacuuming, and laundry just to name a few daily skills. Our focus to assist our individuals based on their outcome goals and the knowledge and skills they choose to acquire. This training is to be provided in accordance with a formal Implementation Plan, developed by the provider with direction from the person, and reflects the person’s goals from the current needs and desires. 

Behavior Focused Group Home

The goal of Behavior Focused Residential Habilitation service is to prepare the recipient for full or partial re-integration into the community, with established behavioral repertoires, such as developing a healthy lifestyle, filled with engaging and productive activities. As well as allow for specific training activities that assist the person to acquire, maintain, or improve skills related to activities of daily living that may include personal hygiene skills such as bathing/oral hygiene, and homemaking skills such as food preparation, vacuuming, and laundry just to name a few daily skills. Our focus to assist our individuals based on their outcome goals and the knowledge and skills they choose to acquire. This training is to be provided in accordance with a formal Implementation Plan, developed by the provider with direction from the person, and reflects the person’s goals from the current needs and desires. 

Personal Supports 

Personal Supports services provide assistance and training to an adult (21 or older) individual receiving services in activities of daily living, including the areas of eating, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, and preparation of meals. This service can also provide respite services to an individual receiving services age 21 and older living in their family home.

Respite Care 

Respite care is a service that provides supportive care and supervision to individual receiving services under the age of 21 when the primary caregiver is unable to perform the duties of a caregiver. This service is generally used due to a brief planned or emergency absence, or when the primary caregiver is available, but temporarily physically unable to care for or supervise the individual receiving services for a brief period of time. 

Behavior Analysis Services 
Behavior Analysis Services are provided through a state licensed Behavioral Analyst who oversees the group home to assist individuals receiving services to learn new or increase existing functionally equivalent replacement skills for identified challenging behaviors or to learn other behaviors that are directly related to existing challenging behaviors.

How to apply for the Medicaid Waiver Program 

Here in Florida you can click on the information button to see if you or your loved one can qualify to get on the Medicaid Waiver Program:

Already on the Medicaid Waiver Program

You have the right to choose the living environment you would like to live in. So you can contact your Waiver Support Coordinator and speak to them about the services you are receiving and discuss your needs and outcome goals. If you desire to seek different opportunities if you feel your needs aren't being met to your satisfaction then you can have this discussion with your Waiver Support Coordinator to assist in helping you make the best decision for your lifestyle or the needs of your loved one.

Important information: The Bill of Rights, all consumers have their Bill Of Rights of choices for their person centered outcome goals and living environment based on their individual needs. 

Disclaimer Note: We are not affiliated with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities or Medicaid. We are a licensed private company who is licensed through the Agency for Persons with Disabilities who has kept their standards through constant monitoring which is a state requirement.  We are licensed to receive referrals for clients through The Agency for Persons with Disabilities. (APD) We are a Medicaid Waiver Provider to provide services and bill Medicaid for the services we render.

 

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