All participants must have a Case Manager to assist with coordinating care, services and supports. The service must be person-centered and should help the participant connect with community and waiver resources. The Case Manager works closely with the participant to ensure ongoing satisfaction with services, that needs are met and that health, safe and welfare assurances are in place. Utilizing the SCL or Michele P. Waivers.
Adult Day Training
Community involvement Day Training services provides active training in a nonresidential setting to prepare the participant to transition from school to adult responsibilities, learn employment skills and/or increase social and behavior skills. This can include meaningful community involvement, career planning, vocational activities, workplace problem-solving skills. Day Training can also focus on retirement activities i.e., hobbies, clubs, and other senior related activities. Participants can build a person-center plan to increase skills or maintain skills. Utilizing the SCL or Michele P. Waivers.
Providing skills training in the areas of:
Daily living skills
Work skills training
Community Living Supports
Providing support so individuals can:
Learn skills in the home
Expand leisure pursuits
Access the community
Learn skills for the community
For the civil rights and provision of services for persons with disabilities and their families or caregivers.
In collaboration with:
Kentucky Association of Private Providers
Kentucky Nonprofit Network
Personal Assistance Services
This service enables the participant to accomplish tasks that the person normally would do for himself/herself if he/she did not have a disability. These tasks can be hands on assistance, reminding, observing, guiding or training during an activity. The service can also assist the participant with managing medical care and transportation to access community resources, activities and appointments, if these are not available under the Medicaid program. Utilizing the SCL or Michele P. Waivers.
This service consists of general household activities that is provided for participant by a direct care staff. The participant has to be functionally unable but would normally perform age-appropriate homemaker tasks. Utilizing the Michele P. Waivers.
For information about services offered through the SCL and MPW Medicaid Waiver that are not offered by the Opportunity Center of Owensboro, go to Division of Community Alternatives at: https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dms/dca/pages/default.aspx