How Evergreen Supports the Family Caregiver Option

Once they reach adulthood, persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) have options regarding where they reside and how they are cared for. Not typically as well-known as other options, we’ve seen an increased interest in the Family Caregiver option.

In 2008, Colorado established the Family Caregiver Act, which was fully implemented in 2010. This legislation provides broader choices for persons with IDD who are already receiving services funded by the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF), in terms of where and from whom services are received. Eligible family members who meet state requirements can be paid for providing this care.

With more than 25 years’ experience providing and managing IDD residential programs, Evergreen Service Providers has fine-tuned its expertise in finding the perfect home setting for each Individual – a setting in which they can thrive. We provide the same oversight, services, and assistance for those who are in a Family Caregiver setting as for those in our Host Home Provider programs.

Here is what you can expect from us:

Support for You and Your Loved One

  • 24 hour On-call Support
  • Respite Support
  • Caregiver Training and Development
  • Nursing Oversight & Consultation
  • Benefits Assistance (Medicaid, Social Security, etc.)

Service Plan Coordination for Your Family’s Unique Needs

  • Person Centered Planning
  • Care Plans (ISSPs)
  • Health & Safety Plans
  • Health Care Scheduling & Coordination
  • Protocols (Health and Diet)
  • Medication Monitoring & Support

Behavioral Assistance and Guidance

  • Behavior Plans (BISSPs)
  • Comprehensive Life Reviews
  • Rights Modifications
  • Safety Control Procedures
  • Informed Consent
  • Human Rights Committee Meetings

Building a Relationship with You; Oversight of Adherence to State Program Guidelines

  • Monthly Home Visits
  • On-going Communication
  • Satisfaction Surveys
  • Quality Assurance Monitoring

Training and Assistance to Simplify Record Keeping

  • Electronic Data Management (Therap)
  • Incident Reporting
  • Daily Contact Notes
  • Community Integration Notes
  • Health Tracking
  • MAR (Medication Administration Record)

Evergreen Service Providers is a trusted, comprehensive resource for IDD persons and their families as well as Community Centered Boards. We are here to guide you through the process, each step of the way. If you’d like additional information about residential options, please contact us. You can also find more information at our Family Caregivers FAQs page which includes a downloadable PDF.

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Evergreen Service Providers
5460 Ward Rd # 230
Arvada, CO 80002
PHONE: 303-431-0306
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