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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.


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