SMILES Center for Independent Living (SMILES CIL)
Nursing Home Relocation
301 Downtown Plz, Ste 3, Fairmont, MN, 56031
Distance: 1435 Miles
Helps individuals with disabilities, who are in a nursing home, relocate to an independent living situation
The Nursing Home Relocation Coordinator can assist individuals wishing to transition by:
* Coordinating services with other team members involved in the case
* Assist with completing necessary paperwork
* Assist with locating housing options
* Ordering equipment and medical supplies
* Setting up Personal Care Assistance services
* Finding assistance with moving
* Obtaining household furnishings
- Assistance with community resources
- Private pay
- Adults with disabilities
Individuals with disabilities seeking relocation to the community from a nursing home or other institution. Some services may also be available to people seeking to avoid institutionalization who are at risk.
For more information, call (507) 345-7139 or use the online contact form to email.
There is a fee for this service, which depends on individual needs.
Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, and Watonwan counties
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LR-1550Centers for Independent Living Definition
Consumer controlled, community based, cross disability, nonresidential agencies designed and operated within a local community by individuals with disabilities that provide an array of independent living services. All CILs provide five core services: information and referral, independent living skills training, peer counseling, individual and systems advocacy and transition. In addition, many CILs also offer transportation services, mobility training, personal assistance, housing and home modifications, recreation services, vocational programs, assistance in obtaining assistive technology equipment and other individualized services designed to increase and maintain independence.
NL-5000.6500Nursing Home Transition Financing Programs Definition
Programs that are designed to assist institutionalized residents, or those about to be discharged from a hospital to a nursing home, to return to the community to live in a less restrictive setting. Some transition programs are funded using Medicaid and therefore require that eligible participants be Medicaid recipients. Other programs have been created using state or local funds. The programs typically provide case management and, unless other funding sources are available, provide funding for and link program participants to existing home and community based services, home modification programs, assistive technology equipment, assisted living facilities or other supported housing options and/or other needed services.
PH-1000.8500Transitional Case/Care Management Definition
Programs that develop, implement, assess and follow up on plans for the evaluation, treatment and/or care of people who are experiencing a specific, time-limited problem such as a transition from hospitalization to independent living and who need assistance to obtain and coordinate the support services that will facilitate the change.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YJ-8750People With Disabilities/Health Conditions Definition
Individuals who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, illnesses or injuries that affect their ability to engage in one or more major life activities. Disabilities and health conditions may be temporary or permanent, may be present at birth or occur at any point in a person's lifetime, and can be of different levels of severity.
YQ-1500Consumer Directed Organizational Perspective Definition
Organizations and individual practitioners who offer maximum choice and control (including the ability to select, manage and dismiss their workers) to people who use services or other supports to help with daily activities.