HOME Living Supports

 

  • Roommate/Companion:  Individual lives in own residence with a roommate of choice, or with a roommate of choice in the roommate’s residence.  Roommate is a contractor who provides support in all areas of daily living and who shares the residence and expenses on a 24 hours basis.  The roommate is contracted by the Society and the individual/ individual’s guardian.  The roommate is not considered staff, but is paid monthly for the support they provide and are expected to fulfill their contractual obligations.  Roommates will provide support and training to individuals as necessary and as indicated in the individual’s Individual Support Plans (ISP’s).

 

  • Contracted support home:  The individual lives with a Contracted support home provider through SASH.  The environment is supportive and the individual lives in a family environment.  Responsibilities are varied depending on the individual receiving support and are outlined in the contract agreement.  Contractors are not considered staff, but are paid monthly for the supports they provide, and are expected to fulfill their contractual obligations.  Individuals pay room and board from their own income while SASH pays the contractor for services provided.  Contractors will provide support and training to individuals are necessary and as indicated in the individual’s Individual Support Plans (ISP’s).

 

  • Supported Independent Living:  The individual lives independently, or with their own family and receives visiting support for the purposes of independent skill development and community inclusion.  Support workers go into the individual’s home to provide support, rather than the individual moving out to get the support.

 

  • In Home Respite:  Respite provider will be responsible to assist the individuals with their goals as outlined in the Individual Support Plan (ISP) and are to focus on independence and community inclusion.  Respite providers are not considered staff, but are paid a contracted amount for the support they provide, and are expected to fulfill their contractual obligations.  Respite providers will provide support and training to individuals as necessary and as indicated in the individual’s Individual Support Plan’s (ISP’s).

 

  • Out of Home:  Respite is provided for the same reasons as for in Home respite, however, the individual moves to the respite provider’s home for the period of respite.  Respite providers duties are the same as for In Home respite.