- To promote optimal independence in daily living, economic self-sufficiency, medication management, and community living by providing individuals served with an array of services.
- To assure that all individuals served are treated with dignity and respect and that services offered by Sertoma Centre, Inc. CILA program reflect that these individuals are persons with basic human needs, aspirations, desires and feelings who are citizens of the community with all rights, privileges, opportunities and responsibilities accorded all citizens.
- To promote community integration through on-going participation in common activities (religious services, YMCA, library, shopping, entertainment, etc.) and participation in family/friend activities and celebrations facilitating growth and development of natural support systems.
- Provide services through person centered programming designed to meet the needs of the individual with input and participation of his/her family, guardian as appropriate, and others as requested by the individual.
The CILA program provides small, community based living arrangements for individuals with a diagnosed developmental disability. The program provides the coordination of an array of services, identified by the individual to reflect their needs and preferences. The agency provides individuals with the opportunities, supports and identifies additional resources to achieve personal success.
- At least eighteen (18) years of age.
- Have been diagnosed with a developmental disability.
- Are in need of an array of services.
- Are in need of a supervised living arrangement.
- Are able to give informed consent to participate in CILA themselves or through a guardian.
- Must agree to participate in the development and implementation of their individual service plan.
- Approved for funding through the Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS).
- Convene IDT team to discuss programming needs as needed or indicated in Individual Service Plan.
- Opportunities to transition to other programs/services are available based upon the individual’s needs, preferences, choices, and program criteria as indicated in each individual program description. Refer to the Program Accessibility Chart for programs/services availability. Options can be discussed during the Individual Service Plan meeting or a special meeting may be convened at other times as needed.
The interdisciplinary process will consider recommending termination of an individual only if:
- The medical needs of an individual cannot be met by Sertoma.
- The behavior of an individual places the individual or others in serious danger.
- The individual is to be transferred to a program offered by another agency and the transfer has been approved by the individual, the individual’s guardian, and the receiving agency.
- Whenever individuals are required to be absent from a living arrangement for an extended period of time, the agency shall not consider termination unless the absence has been at least sixty (60) days in duration and it is documented that the absence is expected to continue indefinitely.
- The termination recommendation has been approved by the Department of Human Services.
- The individual refuses to participate in the development and implementation of their individual service plan.
- An individual may be voluntarily discharged, after giving Sertoma written notice thirty (30) days prior. The individual’s guardian, if applicable, must present this request.
- Consumer is not benefitting from services.
Each individual enrolled in C.I.L.A. may receive an array of the following services and supports:
- Individual Service Planning
- Community Activities and Integration
- Self Advocacy Skills Development
- Coordination of community resources & services (medical, recreational, educational, social, psychological, etc.)
- Opportunities and supporting developing and maintaining natural supports and other relationships.
- Opportunities for skill development or growth in the areas of daily living, economic self-sufficiency, socialization, use of community resources, independent living skills and medication training.
- Intervention Planning
SCOPE OF SERVICES:
Population(s) Served: Illinois residents aged eighteen or older. Individuals with developmental disabilities, dually diagnosed DD/MI with the DD diagnoses being the primary diagnoses.
Setting: Residential – CILA is a living arrangement provided to adult DD consumers in a group home and or apartments where eight or fewer unrelated adults with developmental disabilities reside under 24-hour supervision of the residential supporting staff. These settings are defined by DHS as agency controlled sites and are owned or leased by the agency providing services.
Hours/Days of Service: Sunday through Saturday with 24-hr in-home staff support.
Frequency of Services: 24-hr supervision and support including the following:
a. Health & Medication Management.
b. Behavioral Supports.
c. Community Integration.
Payer Source: DHS/DDD and Private Pay.
Fees: There are no fees. Private pay rates have been established and available as needed. Funding and rate structures are established and funded by state agencies as indicated.
Referral Sources: Self referral, state agencies as listed above, local school districts, families, Service Coordination agencies, Mental Health Service Providers, Hospitals, etc.
October 16, 2010