Supported 24/7, in a home, in their community…
The centerpiece for providing comprehensive Biopsychosocial supports and services at Fayette Resources, Inc. is the National Association of Dual Diagnosis (NADD) accredited residential and behavioral support program. Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), including autism with co-occurring mental health conditions. Our homes are staffed 24/7, according to the level of need and type of service required by the Individual being served. Our agency aims to create a home environment that reflects the individuals who live there and to promote a supportive environment that encourages choice and growth.
The primary goals of the residential program are to support individuals in living successfully and independently in the community, maximize their daily living skills, and increase their ability to cope with life situations. Caring, well-trained Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) work with individuals to learn new skills drawn from an Individual Support Plan (ISP). The ISP is developed by the individual, with input from their family/guardian and a team of professionals who work with and provide support for the individual. The ISP is a tool used by the team and the individual to organize the team’s efforts, improve the individual’s everyday life, and encourage them to achieve the highest level of independence.
The focus of the Fayette Resources, Inc. residential program is to help create and support an everyday life for those who reside with us.
Some areas of goal concentration may include:
- Self Care
- Social and personal development
- Intellectual and communication skills
- Mental Wellness
- Stress management and coping skills
- Money management
- Leisure and recreational
- Healthy Lifestyle
- Informed Decision Making
- Community awareness and mobility
Fayette Resources receives referrals for our residential program from various sources, including; Acute inpatient hospital programs, state Developmental Disabilities facilities, County Behavioral Health Programs, and referrals from families and caregivers. Along with information from the Individual Support Plan (ISP) and interest from the Individuals Essential Lifestyle Plan a Fayette Resources, Inc. Program Specialist works with family members, guardians, legal representatives, support coordinators, and persons chosen by the Individual to identify a living environment that ensures success for the consumer. Following the approval of a residential setting and identified supports, a series of transition activities will occur between staff and the Individual before admission into our program. This collection of interested parties becomes the consumer’s support “team”.