A variety of supports ranging from 3 hours per week to 24/7 around-the-clock care ensure people are well supported in their homes and local communities. with the intent on increasing each person’s level of independence and sense of belonging.
1. Group Home (Congregate Care)
Homes that support medically compromised individuals in a residential setting. Added supports in such programs include nurses built into the schedule. Also. special medical equipment is available in the home to help the staff support the needs of the individuals in which they care for. We keep good communication with community healthcare facilities such as hospitals, Nursing homes, and psychiatric facilities in which we may need to work closely with at any given point regarding the people we support. Medical homes are all fully wheelchair accessible and able to accommodate individuals with most any medical and or physical needs, which included end of life/hospice care.
Our growing T22 department is made up of two homes serving young adults on the Autism Spectrum and other behavioral challenges. With this population, our Clinicians are heavily involved in the day to day support of the individuals. Structured activity planning and regular meetings with the Clinical staff are essential. Additional services provided would include skill developing, job coaching and supporting the individuals to become more independent in hopes of transitioning into a less restrictive congregate care setting.
In our behaviorally intensive, homes, Clinicians are heavily involved in the day to day support of the individuals. Structured activity planning and regular meetings with the Clinical staff are essential.
Acquired Brain Injury:
Homes that provide intensive rehabilitative support to those with brain injuries, whether traumatic or acquired. In such homes the support of the entire ABI team involved is essential in ensuring the individuals live a good happy and healthy life. With the complexity of a brain injury, understanding the individuals needs are important. This population works closely with our Nursing and Clinical department to ensure medical needs and clinical needs are being met. We have a Brain Injury Specialist who provides ongoing trainings to all staff and Managers working in our ABI homes. This allows for the staff to feel comfortable and knowledgeable when supporting someone with any kind of a brain injury.
Our organization also operates homes that are not catered to a specific set of needs, such as medical or behavioral). These homes are geared towards ensuring residents are supported to live comfortable and engaging lives and are fully integrated in their communities.
2. Adult Family Care (AFC)
Adults with disabilities are cared for in a family setting. Nursing support, case management, training, respite care, financial reimbursement, and access to community resources. Funded by MassHealth.
3. Shared Living (Placement Services)
Adults with disabilities are cared for in a family setting. Nursing support, case management, training, respite care, financial reimbursement, and access to community resources. Funded by DDS
4. Individualized Support Services (ISS)
Provides case management, nursing oversight, and financial management to 55 adults with disabilities living independently in the community.
5. Individualized Home Supports (IHS)
Individualized Home Supports consists of services and supports in a variety of daily life activities that may be provided on a regular or intermittent basis. This service provides the support and supervision necessary for the individual to maintain a living arrangement in the family home. Individualized Home Supports are provided for less than 24 hours per day.