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About Residential Supports

  • Treatment Modality: Residential Services are designed to assist individuals in the improvement and retention of skills necessary to be as independent as possible in their daily lives. With the goal of enhancing independence, Meaningful Day Services provides direct supervision as well as training to implement the goals and outcomes identified in the PCISP (Person Centered Individualized Support Plan). We enjoy going into the community to work on some of our individualized goals in real world situations. We are here to focus on the needs of your loved one and to help improve their lives daily.

  • Populations Served: Residential services generally serves individuals with developmental disabilities. There is no age restriction for residential services.

  • Settings for Services: Residential services are provided in the home and occasionally in the community.

  • Hours of Service: Services are available 24/7 based on the clients' needs.

  • Days of Services: Due to clients' needs, services are available Sunday – Saturday.

  • Frequency of Services: Frequency of services is determined by the individual and their team. It is based on the individual's needs, goals and budget.

  • Payers and Funding Sources: Residential services are typically funded through the Medicaid Waiver, however private pay rates are also available.

  • Fees: The service rates are based on the funding source and the individual's supervision/service needs.

  • Referral Sources: Most referrals come through word of mouth, current clients and families, and case managers. The Medicaid Waiver utilizes a "pick list" which identifies providers within a geographic area.

  • Credentialing of Staff: All staff are required to pass a criminal background check as well as a driving record check. All staff are CPR/First Aid certified and have been trained in Handle with Care.

  • All individuals referred for services through MDS, Inc. receive a full assessment designed to evaluate the needs and strengths of the individual. Recommendations are reviewed by the individual and his/her interdisciplinary team. Objectives are developed based on the needs outlined and the priorities designated. Areas of skill development may include any or all of the following:

  • Educational Goals

  • Exercise Goals

  • Fine/Gross Motor skills

  • Social Skills

  • Safety Skills

  • Self-help Skills

  • Leisure skills

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