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Adult Day Support helps a person build connections in their community. With this service, people can learn about:
While taking part in Adult Day Support services, a person can also have help with personal care, such as going to the restroom, eating meals, and taking daily medications. We now have both a 1st shift from 9am–2pm and a new 2nd shift from 3pm – 8pm.
Non-Medical Transportation includes transportation to get to, from, between, or among:
Vocational Habilitation is often called Voc Hab for short. It is a service which provides learning and work experiences, including volunteer work, that help to develop skills that lead to integrated community employment in a job that matches the person's interests, strengths, priorities, and abilities. Vocational Habilitation can help someone learn how to:
Individual Employment Support can help a person learn how to do a new job or get better at their current job. It supports someone to learn about:
Homemaker/Personal Care, often called HPC, supports a person to be more independent while meeting their daily living needs. Direct service providers help people with household chores and personal care, including things like:
HPC also includes support that improves a person’s ability to express their opinions and choices.
Transportation services may be available based on an understanding of a person's needs discovered during an assessment, then listed in their individual service plan. Whenever possible, family, friends, neighbors, or community agencies that provide transportation without charge should be used first.
This service can support people as they transition from living in a facility to living in a house or an apartment, with others or on their own. It can pay for one-time household expenses like the security deposit for an apartment or start-up fees for utilities.
Community Transition can also be used to buy initial cleaning products or household supplies.
This service includes help with things like getting dressed, making food, and accessing things in the community. With Participant-Directed Homemaker/Personal Care, a person may decide how much to pay their staff and they may act as the employer.
Participant-Directed Homemaker/Personal Care is an option available through all three of the waivers DODD administers. It is not a requirement of the Individual Options or Level One waivers, but participant-direction is a requirement of the SELF Waiver. The person enrolled or a representative they choose must be willing and able to direct at least one service.
Ohio Shared Living is often called OSL for short. It provides an option for someone with a developmental disability to get the support they need while living with a paid caregiver.
Caregivers make long-term commitments to sharing a home, helping with daily routines, and inviting someone with a developmental disability to be part of their family, resulting in lifelong relationships. OSL caregivers support people with developmental disabilities in a home setting, either the home of the live-in caregiver or the home of the person accessing services.