Family Support Services From Accord™
Independence, Inclusion, Community
A waiver-funded program created to increase independence and inclusion in the community, Family Support Services allows individuals to choose the staff that support them through a variety of services.
Family Supports Services is a waiver-funded program that's ultimate goal is to increase independence and community connections for individuals with disabilities. Accord offers four types of Family Supports: Personal Supports, Respite Care, Homemaker Services, and Night Supervision Services.
Personal Supports is non-medical care, assistance, and supervision provided in the individual’s home or community. This one-on-one service is intended to increase one’s independence and involvement with community activities. Personal Support Services are available to individuals on either the Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver, Community Alternative Care (CAC) Waiver, Brain Injury (BI), or the Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI) Waiver.
Respite is a short-term care service intended to provide a break or relief to an individual’s primary caregiver(s). Respite may be provided in the individual’s or the Respite providers home. This service is available under various payment options including: Medical Assistance Home and Community Based Services (waiver programs), and private pay.
Homemaker Services range from light household cleaning and laundry to assistance with home management and/or activities of daily living. Home Management includes meal prep, shopping for food, clothes and supplies, simple household repairs, and arranging for transportation. Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) include bathing, toileting, grooming, eating, dressing, and assistance walking. Homemaker Services are available under various payment options including, Medical Assistance Home and Community Based Services (waiver programs), and private pay.
Night Supervision Services
Night Supervision Services is overnight assistance and monitoring provided by an awake staff in the individual’s own home. Examples of Night Supervision tasks include reinforcing independent living skills, monitoring for safety, or assisting with instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs). Night Supervision Services are available to individuals on either the Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver, Brain Injury (BI), Community Alternative Care (CAC), or the Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI) Waiver.