Participant Assistance and Care (PAC)
Participant Assistance and Care services is provided by R&R Adaptive Abilities Mentors to allow individuals with disabilities to remain and live successfully in their own homes, function and participate in their communities and avoid institutionalization. PAC services support and enable the participant in activities of daily living, self-care, and mobility with the hands-on assistance, prompting, reminders, supervision, and monitoring needed to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the participant.
Activities may include any task or tasks of direct benefit to the participant that would generally be performed independently by persons without disabilities or by family members for or on behalf of persons with disabilities. Examples of activities include but are not limited to the following:
- Assistance with personal care, meals, shopping, errands, scheduling appointments, chores, and leisure activities.
- Assistance with mobility – including but not limited to transfers, ambulation and use of assistive devices.
- Assistance with correspondence and bill-paying.
- Escorting the participant to community activities and appointments.
- Supervision and monitoring of the participant.
- Reinforcement of behavioral support.
- Reinforcement of health and safety.
- Completion of task list.
The Whole Person
R&R Adaptive Abilities Mentors (AAMs) provide PAC services. Our Mentors are caring, skilled and invested direct service professionals. They are a critical member of the Individual Support Team for the development and implementation of a service plan that meets the needs of the whole person. Our Mentors focus on supporting and assuring equal opportunities for participants. The adaptive abilities assistance that our Mentors provide leads to greater independence and quality of life.
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