Location: North St. Paul
License: ADS

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Adult Day Services (ADS)

ADS Capacity: 31

Client Profile: Individuals with an Individual Care Plan (ICP) indicating a need for non-vocational support services.

Program length: Five hours (M-F)MT Ben and John L

Staff to Client Ratio: 1:5 or 1:8

Program focus: The goals and objectives of ADS are to provide the health, social, and nutritional services necessary to decelerate loss of function,  maintain status or improve the client’s capability for self-care as directed in each client’s ICP; and to improve socialization skills and encourage meaningful social experiences with non-disabled peers in the general community. We offer on- and off-site social & leisure activities (e.g. arts & crafts, horticulture, pet therapy, music, social skills games, shopping, tours); physical therapy, and self-advocacy activities. We promote Person Centered Planning and choices made by the clients.

Program funding: CADI, CCSA, DD Waiver, Elderly Waiver, Medicaid, TBI Waiver depending on the client's resources, or private pay.

Virtual Tour link: http://bit.ly/Vtour_AdultDayServices

Staff Contact: Colleen Timbers at colleent@merrickinc.org or 651-788-9107


 

Memory Care Services (MCS)

MCS Capacity: 9laurie-lynn

Client Profile: Individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability with any of the following diagnoses: dementia/Alzheimer's, physical disabilities, and/or traumatic brain injuries. The program also accepts individuals without a history of cognitive disabilities, but with a diagnosis of Stage 1 or 2 dementia/Alzheimer’s.

Program length: Five hours (M-F)

Staff to Client Ratio: 1:3

Program focus: The goals and objectives of MCS are to enable a client to maintain life skills, decelerate progression of the dementia/Alzheimer’s, participate in community life, and engage in proactive and satisfying activities of one’s choosing. Services include: supervision; training; and assistance in the areas of self-care, communication, socialization, and positive behavior support; community integrated activities, including leisure and recreation; training in self-care and therapeutic activities to promote independent adaptive living skills; and non-medical transportation to enable persons to participate in the program.

Program funding: CADI, CCSA, DD Waiver, Elderly Waiver, Medicaid, TBI Waiver depending on the client's resources, or private pay.

Virtual Tour link: http://bit.ly/Vtour_AdultDayServices

Staff Contact: Colleen Timbers at colleent@merrickinc.org or 651-788-9107

 

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