Supported living coaching services provide training and assistance, in a variety of activities, to support recipients who live in their own homes or apartments. These services are provided by qualified supported living coaches to a recipient residing in a living setting meeting the requirements set forth in rule 65G-5.004, F.A.C., and may include assistance with locating appropriate housing; the acquisition, retention or improvement of skills related to activities of daily living such as:
Personal hygiene and grooming;
Personal Finances and;
Social and Adaptive skills necessary to enable recipients to reside on their own.
Supported living services mean the provision of supports necessary for an adult who has a developmental disability to establish, live in and maintain a household of his choosing in the community. This includes supported living coaching and other supports.
Companion services consist of Non-Medical care, supervision, and socialization activities provided to a person’s age 21 years or older. This service must be provided in direct relation to the achievement of the person’s goals as specified in their Support Plan.
The service provides access to community-based activities that cannot be provided by natural or other unpaid supports, and should be defined as activities most likely to result in increased ability to access community resources without paid support. Activities can be volunteer activities performed by the person as a pre-work activity or activities that connect a person to the community.
Be able to clear all Background Checks (Federal and Local)
Have 1 year of related experience – have at least one year of verifiable experience working directly with individuals receiving services in a medical, psychiatric, nursing, or childcare setting or working with recipients who have a developmental disability.
Note: In lieu of the required work experience, providers and employees may have 30 semester hours, 45 quarter-hours, or 720 classroom hours of college or vocational school.
High school diploma or GED “Transcripts are acceptable”
Have a Florida Driver License
Be at least 18 years of age
Required Training’s (Agency will assist in obtaining the required training’s)
Direct Care Core Competencies (DCCC)