Respite Services

 

RESPITE SERVICES

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Through the Challenge Center’s Residential Program, services can be arranged for short term, 24 hour care for adults with special needs.  The respite is provided in the various licensed residences in the community and services are provided based on availability of openings in the homes and dependent on the needs of the resident meeting the criteria of the license.  Respite services would be provided in a comfortable home shared with four to six adults. All respite services include a private room. Staff  are experienced, well trained, and have passed criminal background checks and health screenings.

 

Daytime (only) respite is also available through Challenge Center’s Senior Day Services.

 

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Provide a safe environment for short term care.
  2. Provide assistance with medical needs.
  3. Provide meals to the residents.
  4. Provide services tailored to meet the resident needs.
  5. Provide overall support to the family based on their needs.

 

PLACE OF PROVISION OF SERVICES:

This program operates in various licensed group homes in the city of Superior.

 

PROVISION OF SERVICES:

Services are provided or arranged based on the individual needs of the resident. Assistance with personal cares is arranged or provided to the resident based on their needs.

Services  include health monitoring, and medication assistance, general supervision, meal preparation, leisure time activities, community activities, keeping in touch with the family, and arranging transportation for needed appointments.

Services include teaching and providing opportunities for residents to increase skills or minimize natural decline in the self care, independent living skills, communication skills, and socialization. financial assistance,

 

ELIGIBILITY:

The program serves adults with developmental disabilities or special needs.

 

WHO TO CONTACT:

Consumer Services Coordinator, Challenge Center, Inc.

39 North 25th Street East, Superior, WI 54880:

Phone 715- 394-2771

E-mail: rmeyer@Challenge-center.org