This program was designed to develop, maintain, increase or maximize individuals independent functioning in self-care, physical and emotional growth, socialization, communication, education and pre-vocational skills. Programs are individually developed to meet consumer need, whether that is attained through increasing independence in work training or developing or maintaining life skills.
The target population includes individuals with a qualifying disability who need to be provided preventive and restorative care through medical, rehabilitation, personal care, nutrition, social work, activities and transportation. The supervisors provide training in very basic skills and to continue to evaluate and assess performances and behaviors through communication, stimulating activities, and behavior modification. Staff ratio in this program is typically one staff to three consumers.