Housing and residential services
Topics that address the places in which people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) live, and the funding that supports these places.
- Community group residential
- Community group residential settings include homes with less than seven residents with disabilities, including those supported by Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (waiver) and intermediate care facilities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ICF/MRs).
- Consumer/self-directed services
- Consumer/self-direct services are those services, including Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (waiver), where funding is provided to the person who makes their own choices about what types of services to spend those resources on and/or selects the staff who provide those services.
- Family supports/in-home services
- Family supports/in-home services are services provided to people with disabilities in their home that they own or rent or in a home owned or rented by a family member. Includes semi-independent living services (SILS), home health, personal care, Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (waiver), and consumer/self-directed services.
- Housing access
- Housing access includes strategies for helping people with disabilities find affordable and accessible places to live, such as housing, accessible housing stock, and shelters for the homeless.
- Institutions and deinstitutionalization
- Institutional residential settings are large congregate settings with seven or more people, such as nursing homes, intermediate care facilities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ICF/MRs), assisted living, and others. Deinstitutionalization is moving people with disabilities from institutional settings into small community settings.
- Medicaid services (residential)
- Medicaid residential services include community residential, Intermediate Care Facilities, State Plan Services as well as services and supports funded by one or more of the Medicaid Home and Community Based Waivers.