Provides personal assistance and support per the approved PASS plan to enhance the ability of children with special health care needs to live and participate as valued family and community members, thereby fostering their independence. Plan implementation of goals includes the areas of accomplishing activities of daily life, making self-preserving decisions and participating in social roles and social settings.
Implements direct personal assistance goals developed by the family in conjunction with agency with the individual.
Provide safe one to one care per the plan for children with special health care needs as directed by parents/caretakers.
Provide socialization opportunities within home and/or outside of home when appropriate.
Perform all necessary self-care tasks as needed by the individual supported.
Carry out specific tasks outlined in the approved PASS plan.
Documents progress on required data sheets and progress notes which are made available to family and clinical consultant
Participates in family provided training’s on modifications to service plan and utilizes technical assistance/expertise offered by clinical consultant to family for service improvements
Provide required documentation to coordinator in a timely manner as in timesheets and incident reports.
Contributes to the positive morale by representing the agency through professional communication and interactions.
Implements and fosters the principles of self advocacy which promote an independent lifestyle and respect for program participants.
Assists people with learning about and advocating for their personal rights and understanding the responsibilities that accompany those rights.
Arrives punctually and participates in all required meetings and trainings.
Follows all established policies and procedures and documents accordingly.
Drives people to destinations, as approved by parent/caretaker necessary for them to experience a full and diversified life, following all safety and legal regulations.
May also participate in a program participant’s chosen activity.
To be determined by each family per State regulations. Must have High School diploma or GED. Must be at least 18 years of age. Appropriate background investigation results and clearance from Department of Children Youth and Families. Drivers must have current vehicle registration and valid State inspection, no prior accidents within one year and no history of driving under the influence. All duties will vary depending on the specific needs of each child. Parent/caretaker will provide all training specific to their child. Safety plan must be reviewed and implemented when necessary.