Direct Support Professional Personal Support Respite
Job Description ob Description Direct Support Professionals Personal Support / Respite Community Abilities & Beyond LLC Job title Personal Support / Respite Reports to CEO, Supervisor of Operations, Asst Supervisor of Operations, QA, RN Case Manager, QA Job purpose Personal Supports • This service is for customers 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 therapeuticbenefits. Respite Care • This service provides supportive care and supervision to individuals under age 21, living in the family home, when the primary caregiver is unavailable due to a brief planned or emergency absence, or when the primary caregiver is temporarily physically unable to provide care. Duties and responsibilities Personal Support will offer 4-24 hours a day of companionship, personal care, and assistance with activities of daily living, and other activities necessary to maintain the individual in his or her home, as well as work to assist the individual in achieving their individualized goals in conjunction with their circle of supports. Complete all Required Documentation Weekly, Monthly, Annually Respite provide each individual under the age of 21 with the necessary supervision and activities to promote safety for the individual when their primary caregiver is not available. Complete all Required Documentation Weekly, Monthly, Annually Qualifications Qualifications include: 1. Individuals providing Personal Support/Respite services will have at least one yr experience in a medical, psychiatric, nursing, child care setting or with individuals with developmental disabilities. 2. 30 semester hours of college or vocational technical training my substitute for the required experience 3. Individuals providing Personal Support/ Respite services will have valid FL Drivers License, Insurance, and Registration 4. Level 2 Background Screening 5. CPR/First Aid 6. Core Competencies Training 7. Medication Administration Working conditions: Must be able to adapt to varying environments
About Community Abilities & Beyond LLC Community Abilities and Beyond LLC strives to maintain and improve the quality of life of individuals with developmental disabilities through addressing their physical, social, and mental needs by providing housing, meals, supervision, and assistance using programming that includes recreational, fitness, and social activities in a way that promotes maximum self- determination and independence.