ADULT DAY HABILITATION SERVICES- Cahaba Center for Mental Health provides Adult Training Services in Dallas, Perry, and Wilcox Counties. The programs provide structured, individualized services designed to increase levels of functioning and independence, enhance skill acquisition and promote integration into the community. The goals of each program are to provide constructive alternatives to institutionalization through assisting in deinstitutionalization and preventing unnecessary institutionalization and provide training to facilitate optimum independence.
PERSONAL CARE SERVICES Personal Care Services may be provided to individuals to assist with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, dressing, meal preparation, assistance with eating, incidental household cleaning, laundry and other activities of daily living. A Personal Care worker may also provide assistance with an instrumental activity of daily living such as shopping, banking, budgeting, transportation, recreation, and other activities.
RESPITE SERVICES Sometimes families need temporary help in looking after their loved one due to events such as appointments, hospitalization or vacation.Â Short term care may be available in the residential setting according to appropriate referral and planning, bed availability and adequate staffing.
RESIDENTIAL SERVICES Long term residential services are available to adults with developmental disabilities according to their various levels of independence. Settings range from very structured group homes with staff around the clock to independent apartments with support services to assist with areas of need such as paying bills, buying groceries and doctors appointments.
For more information on Cahaba Center’s Developlemtal Disabilities Services, contact Cahaba Center’s Developmental Disabilities Director at 334-418-6543 extension 147.