What We DO
Housing Stabilization Services.
Housing Stabilization Services is a new Minnesota Medical Assistance benefit to help people with disabilities, including mental illness and substance use disorder, and seniors find and keep housing.
A member is eligible for housing stabilization services if they meet all of the following needs-based criteria:
- Be on Medical Assistance (MA)
- Be 18 years old or older.
- Have a documented disability or disabling condition.
- Be assessed to require assistance with at least one of the following areas resulting from the presence of a disability or a long-term or indefinite condition:
- Decision-making; or
- Managing challenging behaviors
- Be experiencing housing instability.
- At risk of homelessness
- At risk of institutionalization – meets an institutional level of care/eligible for the following waivers:
- Brain Injury (BI)
- Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI)
- Community Alternative Care (CAC)
- Developmental Disability (DD)
- Elderly Waiver (EW)
HSS is delivered in three Stages:
- Housing Consultation- It is the initial stage where individuals who do not have waiver or targeted case management or a MSHO/MSC+ care coordinator, but need Housing Stabilization Services, can complete the person-centered planning needed through an enrolled housing consultant.
- Housing Transition- Services that assist a person to plan for, find, and move to a home in the community.
- Housing Sustaining- Services that supports a person to maintain living in their home in the community.
Home And Community Services.
Bright Path Consultancy provides a variety of services for individuals with various needs. The Housing and Consultation services we provide remain the foundation to all our services resulting long term benefits for our clients. Our main goal is to provide well-rounded supports for the individuals serviced so they become active members of their community and achieve greater independence in Stable housing, employment, health and wellness, Community Support Interpersonal and communication skills Building.
We provide the following:
- Basic and Intensive Support.
- Homemaker Services.
- Personal Support.
- Independent Living Skills (ILS).
- Night Supervision.
- Companion Services.
- Respite Care, in home or out-of-home.
- In home Support Services Including: In-home family support.
- Employment Support Services and Employment Development Services.
Eligible services range from light household cleaning to household cleaning with incidental assistance with home management and/or activities of daily living. Services that help a person manage general cleaning and household activities.
There are three homemaker services
- Homemaker/home management
- Homemaker/assistance with activities of daily living
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Independent Living Skills Training
Independent Living Skills Services that develop, maintain and improve the community-living skills of a person. ILS training is direct training from a staff person to address the identified skill development needs of a person in the areas of:
- Communication skills
- Community living and mobility.
- Interpersonal skills
- Reduction/elimination of challenging behavior
- Sensory/motor development involved in acquiring functional skills.
Assistance and supervision may occur during the delivery of ILS training services. However, training must be the primary service provided.
The following are examples of ILS training provided in the person’s home and/or community setting:
- Learning how to cook in the person’s kitchen
- Learning how to deposit money by going to a bank or ATM
- Using the bus system to learn how to ride a bus
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