At ACIDD FLORIDA, we understand that individuals with a developmental and/or intellectual disability can face a lot of challenges in their day-to-day lives. We also understand that it doesn’t just affect them personally, but it can affect the people around them as well.
Personal Supports are for individuals 21 and older who live in their own home or family home. It also applies to those at least 18 but under 21 who live in their own home. It combines the services formerly known as respite care, companion, in-home supports, and personal care assistance. This service provides assistance and training in activities of daily living such as eating, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, and preparation of meals. If specified in the support plan, this service may provide housekeeping chores. This service also includes nonmedical care and socialization, and may provide access to community-based activities that have therapeutic benefit