Case Management is responsible for coordinating services to assure that people have access
to a full array of needed community services.
Services offered by Case Management include, but are not limited to, appropriate medical, social, educational, job training and a variety of other needed services.
The Case Manager performs activities to obtain and review information in order to determine the strengths, preferences, resources and needs of the eligible person.
The Case Manager, individual, family and friends develop a plan to ensure that all needed services are identified. Together the team will identify a course of action to respond to the assessed needs. The goal is to help all eligible individuals to be as independent as possible.
REFERRAL AND LINKAGE
The Case Manager helps individuals and families find appropriate services. This involves conferring with service providers and other professionals to gain a better understanding of a person's current situation and to determine the best course of action to address identified needs.
MONITORING AND FOLLOW UP
The Case Manager reviews identified needs on a routine basis to ensure all areas are being addressed. The Case Management staff also, with the help of the eligible person, addresses any new needs that arise and assist with finding a way for the Individual to be successful.
FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES
Individual/family support services often enable people with disabilities to remain in their own homes. The supports available are based on each individual's assessed need.