- Case Management
Case managers are responsible for coordinating
services that are both internal to the Center as well as services
offered by other agencies and organizations within the community.
Case management is also designed to provide oversight and monitoring
in order to ensure that services are effectively meeting the individualís
- Day Habilitation (Workshop, Day Activities,
Adult Basic Education)
Day Habilitation services are designed
to develop skills for people in the areas of self-help skills, social
skills and other skills needed to successfully participate in both
home and community activities.
- Employment: Job Development
Job Development services assist individuals
in finding a job of their choice in the community workforce.
- Employment: Job Coaching/Individual
Job Coaching/Individual Competitive Employment
services and supports are provided to people who currently have
a job in the community, and assist them in maintaining their employment.
Employment Services include services to
help consumers prepare for employment in the community. These services
may include sheltered workshops, industrial areas and work crews.
- Money Management Training
Money Management Training training prepares a person to manage his
or her own finances, such as budgeting and check writing.
Registered nurses provide medical support
and follow-up for people who are in need of assistance due to a
physical condition or mental health related issues.
Psychological services include assessments
and the development and monitoring of behavior management plans.
- Residential: Foster/Companion Care
Residential: Foster/Companion Care services
offer individuals direct personal assistance with daily living activities
such as grooming, eating, bathing, dressing and personal hygiene.
Services also include support with independent living skills such
as planning and preparing meals, transportation, housekeeping and
- Residential: Intermediate Care Facility-Intellectual
The Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals
with an Intellectual Disability (ICF/IID) program is a community-based
residential service option provided in homes with six or fewer individuals.
This ICF/IID program provides similar services provided in an HCS residential home.
The services include staff available to assist individuals with identified needs,
access to medical care, the opportunity to attend Day Habilitation or similar programs,
and participation in community activities.
If you choose to access the ICF/IID residential option, you are able to keep your
current placement on interest lists for home and community-based waiver services,
such as HCS, Texas Home Living, Community Living Assistance and Support Services,
and Deaf Blind with Multiple Disabilities programs.
For information about the ICF/IID program, please visit:
www.dads.state.tx.us/services/intellectual/getservices.html. Information at
www.dads.state.tx.us/providers/icf/search/index.cfm allows you to search
ICFs/IID homes with vacancies by county, city or zip code. It also lists any
special services or areas of expertise.
If you are interested in this residential option, contact us at 806-740-1421. We will assist you
in applying for the service. The application process for admission to an ICF/IID involves sharing an
individualís diagnosis and medical and support needs with ICF/IID providers to ensure they have
the appropriate services and resources to best meet an individualís needs.
- Residential: Residential Support Services
Residential Support Services offer people
direct personal assistance with daily living activities such as
grooming, eating, bathing, personal hygiene, meal planning and preparation,
transportation, housekeeping and medication assistance. Additionally,
the services include activities which help people become involved
in community, social and leisure activities. Residential Support
Services are designed to accommodate four people in each home. Awake
staff are on duty 24 hours a day.
- Residential: Supervised Family Living
Supervised Family Living provides assistance
similar to Residential Support Services. Supervised Family Living
homes are designed to accommodate three people in each home.
- Respite: In-Home and Out-of-Home
24-hour in-home and out-of-home respite
services provide temporary relief for the primary caregiver. In-home
respite is provided in the individual's home. Out-of-home respite
takes place in a facility group setting.
- Supported Home Living
Supported Home Living is provided for
people living in their own home and/or with family members.
This service may include training and support necessary for the
person to complete personal care and independent living tasks. Supported
Home Living also helps develop and improve community living skills.
All services are based on the individual's needs and
choices, and are structured to help the person manage their illness,
encouraging independent and productive lives.
In what areas are
these services available?
Services are available to anyone living within our 5-county service
area (Cochran, Hockley,
Lubbock, Lynn, Crosby) who meets eligibility guidelines for receiving
Intellectual Disability services through the
Aging and Disability Services system. Services are available
without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin,
sex or disability.
How are these services
StarCare Specialty Health System accepts Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and
most forms of private health insurance. For persons who are not
eligible for health coverage, fees are assessed on the basis of proof
of the individual's (or in some cases the family's) complete income,
with no one denied services due to an inability to pay.
someone receive help or learn more about Adult Intellectual Disability
If you would like to find out more about how
to access services for an adult with Intellectual Disability, please
call Triage/Assessment at (806) 740-1421. We will be happy
to discuss available services and arrange an initial appointment to
begin the evaluation process, if appropriate.