Provides one-on-one support, supervision, training and assistance for people to live as independently as possible. This service is available to those who live alone in their own homes, with roommates, a spouse or for adults who live with their parents.
Brain injury has a very unpredictable course of recovery. Many factors contribute to the ultimate outcome, such as:
Pre-morbid personality (who they were before)
Goal direction of the person
Length of coma
Areas of the brain or brain stem damaged
Age at which the injury occurs
Emergency medical services
Funding to provide specialized rehabilitation services
Supported Living activities are prioritized based upon the person's assessed needs but always include:
Maintenance of the person’s health and safety
Medication observation and recording
Assistance with activities of daily living
Transportation to access community activities and shopping
Keeping track of money and bills
This service also includes indirect services such as socialization, self-help and adaptive/compensatory skills development necessary to reside successfully in the community.