Canton Adult Developmental Services
Fostering a Sense of Belonging for Individuals with Disabilities
Legacy Caregivers provides Adult Developmental Services as part of their services for individuals with disabilities in Canton, OH. This offering is a great opportunity for our clients to build new skills and create connections in their local community. Our Direct Support Professionals can also include personal care and daily task assistance as part of these services.
Support for Daily Activities
Adult Developmental Services can assist our clients with personal care such as hygiene, regular meals, mobility. The goal is to simplify everyday tasks for them and their families and also allow individuals with disabilities to participate in communal activities. Our staff members have also received the proper training to administer medication.
With these services, we can create and implement behavior support plans to teach social skills to improve interactions with others whether in a personal or professional setting. The customized plans also include reinforcement to help not only integrate but practice newly acquired skills. We can do that with various activities, and we may teach our clients how to use specific communication or mobility devices to optimize their sense of belonging and participation in social activities.
This program educates our clients on how to meet and interact with new people and offers them resources on how to find relevant leisure activities and jobs in their locality. We can also help them learn how to get to new places on their own. Supporting them as they discover opportunities for both their personal and professional lives is central to Adult Developmental Services. Engaging in hobbies and nurturing strong connections creates a sense of belonging and has therapeutic values.
Our Direct Support Professionals also focus on the development of self-advocacy skills, so our clients know what their civil rights are. This helps them take responsibility and manage the caregiving they receive more independently. Autonomy can significantly boost our clients’ self-esteem and have lasting effects on the quality of life for both them and their families.