Aging in Place: Developing Appropriate Community Based Supports – Part 1

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Description: Implications for people with disabilities are often incorrect. This webinar will examine considerations for developing person-centered supports to enable an individual with both cognitive and age-related disabilities to remain at home to avoid premature institutionalization. This webinar will allow you to:

  • Describe the benefits of aging in place.
  • Become familiar with the principles of self-determination and person-centered planning.
  • Identify safety concerns and staffing supports necessary in designing a community-based environment for an aging adult with IDD.
  • Identify resources for accessing necessary supports including community agencies, family networks and faith-based communities.

Duration: 1 ½ hours