What is independent supported living?

What is independent supported living?

Housing with support is called Supported Housing, Supported Living or Independent Living. What all of these mean is that you have your own home and support is put in place to help you live independently.

What does supported living include?

By supported living we mean schemes that provide personal care to people as part of the support that they need to live in their own homes. The personal care is provided under separate contractual arrangements to those for the person’s housing. The accommodation is often shared, but can be single household.

What means supported accommodation?

“Supported accommodation” traditionally means a rented dwelling in which the tenant or licensee receives care, support or supervision that is linked in some way to their accommodation: as a general rule, the tenant or licensee would not be living in the dwelling in the first place unless they needed the associated care …

What is the difference between supported living and supported housing?

Supported living is a service designed to help people with a wide range of support needs retain their independence by being supported in their own home. In Supported Living, support provision is not dependent on provision of housing (and vice versa.)

Do you pay for supported living?

People in supported living are responsible for their own bills and cost of living. Like anyone else, people in supported living pay their own domestic bills and shopping costs, together with costs incurred by staff in the course of the support they provide – such as bus fares and activities.

What do you need to know about supported living?

Supported Living is an all encompassing service delivery model which takes into account the desires, goals, strengths, abilities, needs, health, safety, and age of an individual living on their own (apartment, townhouse, or other residential settings) but needing support.

How does Supported Living Services ( SLS ) work?

Supported Living Services (SLS) consist of a broad range of services to adults with developmental disabilities who, through the Individual Program Plan (IPP) process, choose to live in homes they themselves own or lease in the community.

When to use a supported living questionnaire?

The questionnaire shall be used during the individual program plan meetings, in addition to the provider’s assessment, to assist in determining whether the services provided or recommended are necessary and sufficient and that the most cost-effective methods of supported living services are utilized.

What is supported living opportunity for recovery and empowerment?

Supported Housing Opportunity for Recovery and Empowerment (SHORE) provides adults with a documented psychiatric disability with/without a co-occurring substance abuse or intellectual disability with apartment-living.