Life Skills Development—Level 1 (formerly Companion) services consist of nonmedical care, supervision, and socialization activities provided to adults. This service must be provided in direct relation to the achievement of the individual’s goals per the individual’s support plan. The service provides access to community-based activities that cannot be provided by natural or other unpaid supports and should be defined as activities most likely to result in increased ability to access community resources without paid support. Life Skills Development—Level 1 services may be scheduled on a regular, long-term basis. Life Skills Development—Level 1 services are not merely diversional in nature, but are related to a specific outcome or goal of the individual. Type your paragraph here.
Personal Support- is a service that assists a recipient with eating, meal preparation, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, and other self-care activities of daily living. The service also includes activities such as assistance with meal preparation, bed making, and vacuuming when these activities are essential to the health, safety, and welfare of the recipient and when no one else is available to perform them. This service is provided on a one-on-one basis. Personal Support may not be used solely for supervision, Personal Support may not be used as a substitute for a meaningful day activity.
Behavior Assistant Services- These services are provided for a limited time, under supervision by a behavior analyst, to train paid or unpaid support persons in how to assist the individual in functioning more independently.
Respite Care- is a service that provides supportive care and supervision to individuals under age 21 when the primary caregiver is unable to perform their duties. This service is generally used due to a brief planned or emergency absence, or when the primary caregiver is available, but temporarily physically unable to care for or supervise the individual for a brief period of time.