Enhancing Quality of Life With Compassionate Caregiving
1Population served: Adults and Children with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities or impairments as determined by psychological and as approved through the MCO.
2Settings: These services occur in natural community settings. AFL homes are private homes located in each local region. A current list of AFL settings is available from the local Regional Director.
3Hours of Service: Services are 24 hours per day.
4Days of Service: 7 days per week.
5Frequency of Services: Services are typically authorized by the individual AFL and client needs.
6Payer Sources: Medicaid and MCO State Funding Allocations
7Fees: As approved by the MCO
8Referral Sources: Anyone or any agency can make a referral for service by calling the appropriate regional contact. The regional contact will discuss the needs of the individual and available services within the area. If services are available in the area, a meeting will take place to discuss the needs and details of the service. The MCO does have to approve the referral for funding and prior to the start of service.
Specific Services Offered: Innovations Residential Supports (all levels) and State Funded Family Living Services (all levels). Some Host Families may be contracted. Some sites may require state licensure. All sites require MCO approval. Medication management services- includes the practices of assisting with management of medications that may include all aspects of medication administration including removing medications from their dispensed package, assisting with measuring liquids, giving injections, suppository, or PRN medications, and ensuring safe medication storage. Most Skill Creations Inc. service delivery areas provide medication management services including ICF-IDD residential settings, group home settings, AFL settings, respite settings and some day programs. The level of need will vary by individual. We also have some homes that provide medication monitoring services-which includes the practice of providing secure storage areas and controlled access for medications that are brought into a program and used by the individuals served who do not need assistance with medication administration from staff.