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Individual and Community Services Information

Community Living & Supports (CLS) - Community Living and Support enables the person to learn new skills, practice and/or improve existing skills. Areas of skill acquisition are: interpersonal, independent living, community living, self-care, and self-determination. Community Living and Support provides supervision and assistance for the person to complete an activity to his/her level of independence.   Areas of support consist of assistance in monitoring a health condition, nutrition or physical condition, incidental supervision, daily living skills, community participation, and interpersonal skills.  
This service is available in all locations.


Community Navigator/Community Guide - Community Navigator/Guide Services is to promote self-determination, support the individual in making life choices, provide advocacy and identify opportunities to become a part of their community.  Community Navigator/Guide provides support to individuals and planning teams in developing social networks and connections within local communities. Community Navigator/Guide Services also emphasizes, promotes and coordinates the use of generic resources to address the individual’s needs in addition to paid services.
This service is available in all locations.


Community Networking (CN) - Community Networking services provide individualized day activities that support the individual’s definition of a meaningful day in an integrated community setting, with persons who are not disabled. Community Networking services enable individuals to increase or maintain their capacity for independence and develop social roles valued by non-disabled members of the community.
This service is available in all locations.

 

Natural Supports Education - Natural Supports Education provides training to families and the beneficiary’s natural support network in order to enhance the decision making capacity of the natural support network, provide orientation regarding the nature and impact of the intellectual and other developmental disabilities upon the beneficiary, provide education and training on intervention/strategies, and provide education and training in the use of specialized equipment and supplies.
This service is available in all locations.

 

Residential Supports/Alternative Family Living (AFL) - Residential Supports provides individualized services and supports to enable a person to live successfully in an Alternative Family Living (AFL) setting of their choice and be an active participant in his/her community. The intended outcome of the service is to increase or maintain the person’s life skills, provide the supervision needed, maximize his/her self-sufficiency, increase self- determination and ensure the person’s opportunity to have full membership in his/her community.  Residential Supports includes learning new skills, practice and/or improvement of existing skills, and retaining skills to assist the person to complete an activity to his/her level of independence. Residential Supports includes supervision and assistance in activities of daily living when the individual is dependent on others to ensure health and safety.
This service is available in all locations.

 

Respite – Respite services provide periodic or scheduled support and relief to the primary caregiver(s) from the responsibility and stress of caring for the individual. This service enables the primary caregiver to meet or participate in planned or emergency events, and to have planned time for him/her and/or family members. This service also enables the individual to receive periodic support and relief from the primary caregiver(s) at his/her choice. 
This service is available in all locations.

 

B3 In Home Skills Building (B3IHSB) - In-Home Skill Building provides habilitation and skill building to enable the individual to acquire and maintain skills, which support greater independence. This is a short term, intensive habilitation service to remediate one or more documented functional deficits. Individuals will receive a comprehensive skill and preference assessment to identify potential skills to be developed. In-Home Skill Building is individualized, specific, and consistent with the individual’s assessed disability specific needs and is not provided in excess of those needs. 
This service is available in our Charlotte, Piedmont, Winston Salem and Salisbury locations.

 

Community Living Facilities & Supports (CLFS) – CLFS is a residential service that offers an option for Medicaid-eligible people who meet ICF-IDD Level of Care who wish to continue to live in the community but do not have an Innovations Waiver slot.  CLFS promotes residential community inclusion with home and community based principles focusing on personal direction and allows individuals to live in their own homes, family owned homes, or have leases in the community.
This service is available in our Greenville/Outer Banks, New Bern/Morehead City, and Wilmington locations.

 

Personal Assistance (PA)/Individual Habilitation – Personal Assistance/Individual Habilitation is a support service which provides aid to individuals so that they can engage in activities and interactions such as but not limited to assistance in personal or regular living activities in the individuals home, support in skill development or support and accompaniment in regular community activities. This service provides maintenance of previously learned/developed skills.   
This service is available in our Raleigh, Wilmington, New Bern/Morehead City, Greenville/Outer Banks, Winston Salem, Asheboro, Greensboro and Asheville locations.  

 

Developmental Therapy (DT) – Developmental Therapy is a developmental disability service that includes individually designed instruction, training or functional developmental intervention activities based on the assessment of, and unique strengths and needs of the individual child or adult. It is designed to support the individual in the acquisition of skills that the recipient has not gained during the developmental stages of life, and is not likely to develop without additional training and supports. For children the focus is on strengthening skills in the major developmental domains and may include training and activities in areas such as self-help, language and cognitive development, and psychosocial skills. For adults, Developmental Therapy may include training in activities to strengthen appropriate developmental functioning in areas such as self-care, mobility, socialization, independent living, self-advocacy and rights.
This service is available in our Raleigh, Wilmington, New Bern/Morehead City, Greenville/Outer Banks locations. 

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