These homes are shared by two or three people and staffed according to each person’s needs. Services include supports with bathing, dressing, personal grooming, meal preparation, housekeeping, financial management, and appointments. Services are determined with the individual in mind and tailored to keep or improve skills needed for living in a home under their control.
Personal Assistance is a type of service, selected by the person supported, offering individualized services and supports that enable the person to live in the community in a setting of their choice and which supports each person’s independence, rights, and full inclusion in the community; and ensures each resident’s choice and rights. All individual goals and objectives, along with needed supports shall be established through the person-centered planning process and documented in the person-centered ISP and shall include opportunities to seek employment and work in competitive integrated settings, engage in community life, and control personal resources, as applicable based on the needs and preferences of the individual.
Our services are primarily funded by the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waivers which are administered by the federal government through Medicaid and by the state of Tennessee. These are long-term care programs that serve or support individuals at home and in their communities.