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