Our Home and Community Habilitation program assists individuals in acquiring, maintaining, and improving self-help, domestic, socialization, and adaptive skills necessary to reside successfully in home and community-based settings. This Services consist of support in the general areas of self-care, communication, fine and gross motor skills, mobility, therapeutic activities, personal adjustment, relationship development, socialization, and use of community resources. Through the provision of this service individuals learn, maintain, or improve skills through their participation in a variety of everyday life activities These activities allow individuals to live in the community to live more independently, or to be more productive and participatory in community life.
This service may also be used to provide staff assistance to support individuals in the following ways: Enables the individual to access and use community resources such as instruction in using transportation, translator and communication assistance related to habilitative outcomes, and services to assist the individual in shopping and other necessary activities of community life. Assists the individual in developing or maintaining financial stability and security, such as plans for achieving self-support; general banking; personal and estate planning; balancing accounts; preparing income taxes; and record keeping.
Enables an individual to participate in community projects, associations, groups, and functions, such as support that assists an individual to participate in a volunteer association or a community work project. Is related to habilitative outcomes to enable an individual to visit with friends and family in the community. Enables an individual to participate in public and private boards, advisory groups, and commissions.Enables the individual to exercise rights as a citizen, such as assistance in exercising civic responsibilities.
“When you focus on someone’s disability you’ll overlook their abilities,
beauty and uniqueness. Once you learn to accept and love them for
who they are, you subconsciously learn to love yourself unconditionally.”