Adult Day Services

Adult Day Services: Program Services

A. Day Habilitation - This service is available to I/DD Waiver Recipients and is designed to assist the individual in increasing his/her level of independent functioning or maintaining his/her current skill level through a program of skill teaching, supervision and, if needed, behavioral interventions. The service must be provided away from the consumer's place of residence and takes place in natural community settings or at the Center. Ratios will be based on consumer need and fund source requirements.

B. Comprehensive Community Support Services - This Medicaid service is available to individuals with a severe and persistent mental illness whose quality of life, level of functioning and the stability of their community placement would be negatively impacted without this structured program of ongoing activities and interventions. The goal of this service is to maintain the consumer's level of functioning thereby preventing deterioration that could lead to institutionalization. It is a community-based service. Ratios will be based on fund source requirements and location of the service.

C. Sheltered Employment - This pre-vocational service is available at the Princeton Center only, to both I/DD and mentally ill adults who receive either of the two services previously described. Consumers with assessed needs that include pre-vocational training, work with other disabled adults in a supervised, training environment. Wages are determined by semi-annual wage evaluations completed as required for sub-minimum, handicapped worker payments as required by The Department of Labor for Sheltered Workshop Licensure. The original assessment will be filed in the clinical record and a copy maintained within the program site. Consumers will be paid sub-minimum wages for productive work on a monthly basis and are covered by Workers' Compensation. Biannual application for Department of Labor Sheltered Workshop license is the responsibility of the Princeton Center Adult Day Services Coordinator.

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