Helping those with special needs to live more independently
Bayada Habilitation is an accredited program that helps clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live safely at home and participate in their communities with comfort, independence, and dignity. This specialty program serves clients in North Carolina, and Pennsylvania, who have autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, cerebral palsy, and other developmental disabilities.
While many of the services we provide involve personal care assistance, what sets Bayada apart is our focus on community integration. Our approach to habilitation involves teaching clients to do things for themselves — like brushing their teeth, managing money, shopping for personal items. Together, we help our clients to live more independently and safely at home and in the community, while offering periodic relief for family members and caregivers through respite services. The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF) has validated our efforts in community integration, respite, and personal support services.
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Habilitation is a Bayada Home Health Care specialty practice. It is the education, support, and assistance to enable clients with intellectual or developmental disabilities to acquire, maintain, and improve skills related to activities of daily living. These services are provided by habilitation technicians, habilitation managers, and clinical managers.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communicative, and behavioral changes. ASD is a spectrum disorder because it affects different people in different ways and can range from mild to severe. People with ASD share similar symptoms, such as experiencing problems with social interaction. There are differences based on when the symptoms start and their severity.
Someone who gives care to another person. Often a caregiver is a family member providing care to a loved one.
Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services. CARF accredits Bayada Habilitation offices in North Carolina and Pennsylvania under their Employment and Community Services standards.