1. To promote optimal independence in daily living, economic self-sufficiency, medication management, and community living by providing individuals served with an array of services.
2. To assure that all individuals served are treated with dignity and respect and that services offered by Sertoma Centre, Inc Intermittent 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 to all citizens.
3. To promote community integration through on-going participation in common (non – disability) related activities (religious services, YMCA, library, shopping, entertainment, etc.) and encourage participation in family/friend activities and celebrations facilitating and encouraging growth and development of natural support systems.
4. 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.
Intermittent CILA (I-CILA) is a residential program approved by the Division of Developmental Disabilities to supports individuals to reach a higher level of independent living and personal success. Intermittent CILA provides, through direct or consultative staff, minimum support, training and direction that enhance the individuals’ skills and lead to total independence and social integration in the community. The function of Intermittent CILA is to normalize living conditions as much as possible, and replicate home style living as it exists in the community.
1. Individuals are 18 years of age or older.
2. Individual have been diagnosed with a developmental disability.
3. Must be able to self – administer Medication.
4. Have demonstrated competence in basic self-help and survival skills.
5. Demonstrate socially appropriate behavioral patterns.
6. Have the ability to use community resources.
7. Be committed toward more independent living.
8. Are in need of an array of services.
9. Are in need of a minimally supervised living arrangement.
10. Are able to give informed consent to participate in Intermittent CILA themselves or through a guardian.
11. Must agree to participate in the development and implementation of their individual service plan.
12. Have applied for or receiving SSI benefits.
13. Must have Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) approval funding prior to the start of Intermittent CILA services.
14. Not be in need of nursing assessment, monitoring, intervention, and supervision of their condition or need on a 24-hour basis.
1. Convene IDT team to discuss programming needs as needed or indicated in Individual Service Plan.
2. 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:
1. The medical needs of an individual cannot be met by Sertoma Centre, Inc.
2. The behavior of an individual places the individual or others in serious danger.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. The termination recommendation has been approved by the Department of Human Services.
6. The individual refuses to participate in the development and implementation of their individual service plan.
7. An individual may be voluntarily discharged, after giving Sertoma Centre, Inc. written notice thirty (30) days prior. The individual’s guardian, if applicable, must present this request.
8. Individual is not benefitting from CILA services.
Each individual enrolled in Intermittent C.I.L.A. may receive an array of the following services and supports:
SERVICES SPECIFIC TO INTERMITTENT C.I.L.A. SERVICES:
1. Individually Tailored Services
2. Individual Service Planning
3. Community Activities and Integration
4. Self Advocacy Skills Development
5. Coordination of community resources & services (medical, recreational, educational, social, psychological, etc.)
6. Opportunities and supporting developing and maintaining natural supports and other relationships.
7. Opportunities for skill development or growth in the areas of self-advocacy, daily living, economic self-sufficiency, socialization, use of community resources, independent living skills and medication training.
8. Intervention Planning
ADDITIONAL SERVICES AVAILABLE NOT SPECIFIC TO INTERMITTENT C.I.L.A.:
1. Individual Service & Advocacy (ISSA) (50D)
2. Occupational Therapy (52O), Physical Therapy (52P), & Speech/Communication Therapy (52S)
3. Behavioral Intervention & Treatment (56U), Behavior Counseling – Group (57G), Behavior Counseling – Individual (57U), Behavior Therapy – Group (58G), & Behavior Therapy – Individual (58U).
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 – ICILA is a living arrangement where individuals reside at home with their families or individual or shared settings in an apartment, condo, townhome, or mobile home. These settings are defined by DHS as independently controlled sites and are not owned by the agency providing services.
Hours/Days of Service:
1. Sunday through Saturday
2. Supports for individuals based upon the needs of the individual with varying hours.
3. Staff available for on-call supports 24 hours per day.
Frequency of Services:
1. Daily communication as needed with individual and guardian.
2. Maximum of fifteen hours per week of direct supports from Intermittent CILA Service Facilitator(s).
3. Two and a half hours per/week and monthly visits from Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional staff.
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 1, 2013