MR/DD CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Supports for Community Living (SCL) is a program supplying support services to individuals with developmental disabilities/mental retardation so they may remain in the community. Currently, there is an extensive waiting list for these services which are funded by the Kentucky Medicaid Department. Individuals approved for this program may choose from qualified providers across the state. Eligibility and certification for the SCL program is made through the Kentucky Medical Assistance Program while the Division of Mental Retardation maintains the waiting list for the program.
Case Management staff work with an individual to develop natural supports to live independently in the community. A Support Plan is developed based on the choices of the individual and RiverValley case managers monitor services provided by others through a Support Plan.
Personal Care Attendant Program is a state (Kentucky) supported program, designed for adults with a physical disability who need personal care to live independently. Slots in the program become available by increased funding from the state or when program participants leave the program. To qualify, a person must:
Supported Living means providing people with disabilities the individualized help they need to live successfully in a home of their choice. Services include:
Respite Care - Short-term respite provides temporary supervision and care for persons with mental retardation and/or developmental disabilities. The service benefits the family, guardian or primary caregiver by allowing them time to meet other needs; spending time with other family members, dealing with emergencies or taking a needed leisure period. The Respite Coordinator is responsible for training, supervision and evaluation of respite services.
For more information on this and other RiverValley programs,
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