This 4-bed adult family home is located 3 miles outside the city limits but near medical services and hospitals. Residents can enjoy the outdoor deck area; several bird varieties and deer are often sighted from the deck. Respite services are considered when a bed is available. Bedrooms are both private and shared. The AFH is licensed to support Advanced Age, Developmental Disability, Emotionally Disturbed/Mental Illness, Physically Disabled and Traumatic Brain Injured. The home has an accessible bathroom with roll in shower; however the entire home does not meet ADA compliance. Individuals who use assistive walking devices would be appropriate. Individuals requiring wheelchairs would not be appropriate. Hearing and Visually impaired individuals may be supported. Individuals who are associated with the client groups supported in this AFH are considered compatible when health, safety and welfare support needs are similar. English is the spoken language.
The community offers several opportunities for employment, entertainment, shopping, hair care salons and professional services, including medical, mental health. Both private and public funding is accepted. The goal of this AFH is to support individuals to maintain their independence in the community and encourage an active lifestyle.
Services offered include assistance with activities of daily living, meals, personal care, medication management, health monitoring, recreation and leisure time supervision, reasonable amount of transportation, and information and referral services.
Service specialties include the support of a variety of communication styles, behavioral supports and community integration. Direct support staff meets the training requirements as per DHS 88. Staffing patterns are dynamic dependent on individual and group resident need, activity and health, safety and welfare concerns. RN supervision and delegation to direct support workers will meet the requirements of the individual, contractual agreements and regulation. Staff and program needs are coordinated and supervised by a full time residential coordinator. Individuals who would like consideration for admissions will need to go through a formal referral and assessment process.