Residential Concepts, Inc. provides adult day support services, homemaker/personal care services, and non-medical transportation services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Adult Day Support (ADS) Services – are provided separate from any home or facility in which a person resides, focus on non-work activities, and include five components:
- Assessment – may be formal or informal, for the purpose of developing an Individual Service Plan (ISP);
- Personal Care – includes personal hygiene, eating, communication, mobility, toileting, and dressing;
- Skill Reinforcement – includes implementing behavioral intervention plans, and help with the use of communication and mobility devices;
- Training in Self Determination – includes developing self-advocacy skills and acquiring skills that enable an individual to become more independent;
- Recreation and Leisure – includes supports identified in the ISP that are therapeutic, and help to develop and maintain social relationships and family contacts.
Our adult day support program, Cane Run Connections (CRC), is a structured full-day program focused on enhancing the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by encouraging socialization, choice making, independence, community involvement, relationships, personal life skills, and physical/emotional health. Participants have opportunities daily to take part in community activities, success-focused structured activities, as well as leisure-based activities. CRC is open 260 days a year.
Homemaker/Personal Care (H/PC) Services – advances the person’s independence within his or her home and community and helps the person meet daily living needs. These services include:
- Self-advocacy training to assist in the expression of personal preferences, asserting individual rights, etc., self-direction to initiate decision making over life choices and respond to life events, and support in accessing community activities and participation.
- Daily living skills that may include, but are not limited to, routine household tasks, meal preparation, personal care, self-administration of medication, assistance with personal finances and other areas of day-to-day living.
- Training and assistance in behavioral support strategies that facilitate appropriate expressions of emotions or desires
- Medical and health care services integral to meeting the daily needs of the person
- Emergency response planning and training to access help in emergency situations
In addition to the adult day support program, RCI operates six residential homes (two licensed homes and four waiver homes). Personnel are present 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. Our personnel ratios are established using a standardized instrument, the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Profile (ODDP), which assesses the relative needs and circumstances of each person living in a residential home.
Non-Medical Transportation Services (NMT) – a service available to enable waiver participants to obtain transportation to access Adult Day Support, Vocational Habilitation, Supported Employment-Enclave and Supported Employment- Community waiver services, as specified by the Individual Service Plan. Non-medical Transportation is available in addition to the Transportation waiver service, used primarily in connection with the provision of Homemaker/Personal Care Services.
RCI has a fleet of vehicles, consisting of modified wheelchair accessible vans, 12 passenger vans, and caravans. All vehicles are well maintained and inspected annually by a certified master mechanic in accordance with rule.