Detailed Description of MPW Services
Adult Day Training:
This service supports the SCL recipient to participate in daily meaningful routines in the community, and it stresses training in the activities of daily living, self-advocacy, adaptive and social skills, and vocational skills. On- site services should lead to the acquisition of skills and abilities for work and/or community participation. Off-site services are provided in a variety of community settings, promoting inclusion and natural supports.
Attendant Care Service:
Attendant Care provision includes hands-on, non-medical service provision if you are functionally dependent upon someone else (a primary caregiver) and require 24 hour-a-day care or supervision. Attendant care services are only authorized when the primary caregiver is working. The primary caregiver must provide care when the attendant (employee) is not working or otherwise unavailable. If you elect to receive attendant care services, you cannot receive homemaking services and personal care services described below. Additionally, a consumer cannot receive Adult Day Healthcare Center (ADHC) services when receiving attendant care services.
Because some individuals act differently, they may not always be accepted by others. Behavioral Supports are ways to enable individuals to make changes in their lives or environment so others will accept them.
The person who helps the individual and/or his/her family to develop a plan to meet the individual's needs is called the case manager. The case manager also works closely with the individual to make sure he/she is pleased with the services he/she receives.
Community Living Supports:
Training or assistance to an individual who does not live in one of the residential supports mentioned earlier. This can include a variety of activities such as shopping, household care and taking part in community activities, as long as the individual is being taught skills during the activities.
Homemakers provide basic household services such as meal preparation, cleaning, laundry, shopping for groceries including some personal and household items, and transportation for medical care.
The therapeutic use of self-care, work and play activities to enhance development and achieve as high a level of independence and quality of life as possible. This may include adaptation of tasks or environment to achieve maximum independence and to enhance quality of life. A licensed Occupational Therapist, or an Occupational Therapy Assistant supervised by a licensed Occupational Therapist, may provide this support.
Personal Care Service:
Will consist of care that the participant cannot perform for themself but is essential to the participant's health, safety, and welfare but that does not require highly technical or skilled care. A personal care service shall be provided by direct-care staff and consist of assisting a recipient with eating, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, or other activities of daily living.
The use of therapeutic exercise, cardiovascular endurance training, and training in self-care to alleviate pain and improve functional ability. A licensed Physical Therapist, or a certified physical therapist assistant supervised by a licensed Physical Therapist, may evaluate and treat people with health problems resulting from injury or disease.
A time of rest or relief for those persons normally caring for an individual. This service is only available to an individual living in a family home residence, and is not for those living in a group home or staffed residence.
Assists an individual in improving communication and is provided by a licensed professional.
Intensive, ongoing support for an SCL recipient to maintain paid employment in an environment in which an individual without a disability is employed.