Individual Lifestyles Program (I.L.S.) | Adult Proprietorship Program
Residential Services provides direct supports through agency operated community homes that offer living arrangements with two or three individuals sharing a home. As an alter-native, supports are also provided in proprietor homes or the apartments of individual consumers.
All Adult Residential Services conform to Alberta Association of Rehabilitation Centers - Accreditation Standards. The Children Residential Program conforms to the Certification Standards of the Alberta Association for Services to Children and Families.
Residential programs are operated under the direction of the families, guardians, indivi-duals who are receiving services, Persons With Developmental Disabilities Central Alberta Community Board, and other government authorities or agencies.
Residential services are provided through Parkland CLASS’s Adult and Children’s Residential Programs, the Children’s Relief Program, the Adult Proprietorship Program, and the Individual Life Styles (ILS) Program.
Adult Residential Program
The Adult Residential Program provides housing and accommodation, combined with personal support staffing. The resulting model fosters inclusion within the community.
Single family homes are most often used typically with three individuals sharing the cost of accommodation and staffing. The individual’s needs are met while independence, empowerment, and participation within their home environment are maximized.
Children's Residential Program
The Children’s Residential Program provides a home-like atmosphere for developmentally disabled children who require permanent out-of-home placements due to school attendance, family breakdown, or chronic illness.
The program provides accommodation, combined with personal support staffing. Children experience success in a safe and healthy environment that is conducive to learning.
Children's Relief Program
The Children’s Relief Program offers temporary care and supports to disabled children through short-term stays at agency operated children’s residences.
The relief program offers families an opportunity to temporarily divest them-selves of the daily demands of a special needs child and assists in maintaining strong family units.
Individual Lifestyles Program (I.L.S.)
The Individual Lifestyles Program (I.L.S.) provides support to consumers who do not require live-in supports. Disabled consumers generally live on their own in an apartment or basement suite.
Staff support for I.L.S. individuals range from (8) ten hours to (88) eighty eight hours per week.
Adult Proprietorship Program
The Adult proprietorship program allows disabled adults to live in the home of an individual caregiver or family.
This service provides accommodation, friendship, and support provided by the caregiver in a family orientated or room-mate focused environment.