Family Support TURN supports people of all ages with disabilities who live in the community or in their family homes. We help each family develop a long-term plan based on the family’s present needs and future goals. Through family support services, people with disabilities, their parents, siblings, and neighbors, learn new approaches and strategies to foster independence. The kinds of supports offered are flexible and family-driven. Respite Respite care provides families with temporary relief from the day-to-day challenges of supporting a relative with disabilities at home. Respite can be provided for varying amounts of time, ranging from a few hours to several days. ...
Day Support: Day, Senior, Adult Services Locally operated community centers provide a gathering place; a great place to share friendships and skill development. Centers offer a variety of stimulating activities ie. hobby development, holiday celebrations, and community recreation outings under trained supervised care. Some centers have work activity programs where clients can participate in paid work for community organizations. Some have recycling projects which earn money for the clientele. Some centers help place clients as volunteers at senior centers, with meals on wheels, and at child care centers as teacher assistants. Senior based supports include Alzheimer's respite services through local Area Association of ...
Types of Residential Services Group homes retain evening, morning and overnight staff (24/7) for those requiring medical or other specialized supports. Apartment living locations retain hourly staff who are trained to assist with a variety of personal living needs. Those in independent living arrangements (own home, condo, mobile home, etc.) are assisted by trained, hourly staff to help maintain tasks necessary for personal welfare. Supports include activities of daily living, community participation, socialization skills, leisure skills, personal funds management, and transportation. Location Group homes are located in Box Elder, Davis, Weber, Salt Lake, Utah, Iron and Washington Counties.
These programs help individuals find jobs that match their capabilities and career goals, learn skills necessary to make them valuable and responsible employees, and form meaningful and supportive networks of coworkers and employers. Types of support include employment skills assessment and training, interviewing preparation, job searches, and job coaching at employment sites. Job Coaches, who are provided free of charge to employers, serve as liaisons between the employee and their employers. Long-term and meaningful employment has been found at many local companies, such as: Utah Foods, University of Utah, Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake Community College, Wendy’s, McDonald’s, Utah Department of ...
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