Term Supported Living Services for Adults With Disabilities
Code PH-3300.8030
Definition Programs for adults with developmental disabilities, sensory impairments, physical disabilities, emotional problems or multiple disabilities who do not require 24-hour supervision that provide a highly individualized, coordinated system of services and supports which facilitates their ability to live in their own homes or apartments, to hire and supervise paid caregivers, to work in the community, to participate in community activities and to interact with nondisabled neighbors. A supported living agency may help the individual hire and supervise an attendant; develop a budget and pay bills on time; learn to shop and cook or hire someone to prepare meals for them; remember to take necessary medication; schedule medical appointments and get to the doctor's office; advertise for and select a roommate; make their living space barrier-free; learn about relationships, sexuality and parenting; select recreational pursuits that are personally satisfying; and accomplish other similar activities of daily living.
Created 7/31/18
Changed 7/31/18
Use References Independent Living Support
Supervised Community Living
Supported Living Services for Adults With Special Needs
See Also References Attendant Registries (PH-2400.0500)
Attendant Services for People With Disabilities (PH-0500)
Centers for Independent Living (LR-1550)
Postsecondary Opportunities for People With Disabilities (HH-8000.6400)
Service Animals (LR-7950)
Support Broker Services (DM-6000.8000)
External Classification Terms Housing (CAN HO-300)
Housing (USA HO-300)
Living Situation (ACH A-01)
Residential Care & Adult Day Programs (NTE P70)
Residential Care for Individuals with Disabilities (NPC P06.03)
Short-Term Residential Care for Mentally Retarded (UW
Related Concepts Community Care Facilities/Arrangements
Developmental Disabilities
Long Term Care
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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