What Goods and Services are offered through Family Support?
Respite Care - A service designed to relieve a family/care giver of physical or emotional stresses associated with the care of the family member with a developmental disability.
Family Support Community Living Support - An array of services to assist an individual to perform activities of daily living.
Family Support Community Access - An array of services that support an individual in being involved in their community, based on his/her needs, wants and preferences.
Family Support Supported Employment - Services to support individuals to become gainfully employed and to maintain their employment in the community.
Dental Services - The full array of services designed to care for the teeth.
Medical Care - Services provided by or under the direct supervision of a licensed physician or by other licensed or certified health care professionals, when ordered by a licensed physician.
Specialized Clothing - Services that include the assessment of need, design, construction, fitting and cost of an article of clothing, which is necessitated by the handicapping condition of the individual.
Specialized Diagnostic Services - Specific investigative procedures determined as needed by the family.
Recreation/Community Integration Activities - Activities and or goods designed to support the participation of the individual in recreational activities in the community.
Environmental Modifications - Changes or repairs to the personal home of the family/caregiver that are designed to increase their ability to enhance the development/functioning, health or well being of the individual.
Specialized Equipment - Adaptive and therapeutic devices specifically prescribed to meet the needs of the individual or devices and equipment needed by the family to better provide for the specific needs of the family member.
Therapeutic Services - A direct intervention service provided by a licensed therapist aimed at reducing or eliminating physical manifestations of a developmental disability.
Counseling - Services by a licensed counselor for the individual and/or his/her family.
Parent/Family Training - Information and training for parents/family members to enhance understanding and to better address the needs of the family member.
Specialized Nutrition - An array of services for specific dietary, nutritional and feeding needs of the individual.
Supplies - Any number of items that may require frequent usage due to the individual’s developmental disability.
Behavioral Consultation and Support - Professional services which support the family in avoiding and/or responding appropriately to behaviors which may create barriers to the ability to remain in the home and community.
Financial and Life Planning Assistance - Professional services which assist the family in planning for future services and/or financial needs of the family member.
Exceptional Disability Related Living Costs - This service is to be utilized to pay living expenses that are higher than normal due to the nature of the person’s developmental disability or to cover unexpected emergency costs.
Homemaker Services – Light household work or tasks provided in the home.
Family Support Transportation – Travel and travel related costs associated with the receipt of a service.
Where does B&B Care Services offer Family Support services?
B&B Care Services provides Family Support in the following Georgia counties: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Bleckley, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Coffee, Dodge, Effingham, Evans, Glynn, Jefferson-Davis, Johnson, Laurens, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Montgomery, Pierce, Pulaski, Tattnall, Telfair, Toombs, Treutlen, Ware, Wayne, Wheeler, and Wilcox. Baldwin, Barrow, Bibb, Burke, Clarke, Columbia, Elbert, Emanuel, Glascock, Greene, Hancock, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jenkins, Jones, Lincoln, Madison, McDuffie, Monroe, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Putman, Richmond, Screven, Taliaferro, Twiggs, Walton, Warren, Washington, Wilkes, Wilkinson.
Family Support is a state-funded program for individuals with Autism and/or Developmental Disabilities designed to broker an array of goods, services, and individualized support needed for the continued care and support of a family member at home and in his/her community. The goals of the program include keeping the family together until the individual chooses to live independently, enhancing the ability to meet the needs of the individual, improving the quality of supports, and making a positive difference in the life of the individual and their family. The principle target of Family Support Services is the family, however the family's eligibility is determined by the presence of the individual with a developmental disability.
Family Support goods and services include respite, community living supports, recreation, therapeutic services, specialized equipment, specialized nutrition, supported employment, medical services, dental services, transportation, and much more.
For more information and to apply for Family Support Services, please download the referral form below and return to our Family Support Team (FS@BandBCare.com) fax (912 754-1534) or mail (P.O. Box 1040, Springfield, GA 31329). Once received, our office will be in contact with your family to set up a face-to-face meeting to best complete the application and discuss how Family Support can benefit your family.
It is the policy of B&B Care Services, Inc. to not discriminate because of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, creed, religion, age, disability, or veteran status of the participant, family or provider.