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Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in long-term care settings may be eligible to receive OBRA funding for their participation in Indiana MENTOR’s day services and supports.
To learn more about Indiana MENTOR’s day services and OBRA funding eligibility, call Mark Norris at 812-334-4007 ext. 2502 or send us an email.
OBRA-Eligible Day Services
Services for Individuals with Disabilities in Long-term Care
Indiana MENTOR provides day services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) residing in long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes. Our services include individual and group rehabilitation, skill-building activities, community outings and more, both in the individual’s long-term care facility and in our dedicated center-based day programs.
Our staff provides personalized support and individualized training to boost individuals’ confidence, help them learn new skills, and enrich their lives. In addition, we provide opportunities for the individuals we serve to participate in group activities and excursions in which they can interact with peers and the community. Depending on their Individualized Service Plan, individuals may take part in goal-driven classes, activities, and rehabilitation services designed to help them reach their personal goals, including:
- Learning life skills, such as reading or using computers
- Improving physical fitness
- Strengthening communication and social skills
- Enhancing mobility or improving motor skills
- Engaging with peers and the community
Personalized Services and Comprehensive Support
Through Indiana MENTOR’s day services for individuals with IDD in long-term care settings, participants can make friends, engage with the community, and take part in a wide variety of activities in a fun, dynamic environment—all while receiving the care and support they need to thrive from our team of specially trained staff. Activities include:
- Art projects such as crafts, drawing and painting
- Music therapy including playing instruments and talent shows
- Learning through hands-on academics and computers
- Fitness activities such as group sports and exercises
- Community outings to museums, parks, and other fun locations
- Individual and group rehabilitation
OBRA Eligibility Available
Thanks to the Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1987 (OBRA), individuals with IDD living in long-term care settings, such as nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and assisted living facilities, may be eligible to receive funding from the Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services (BDDS) in order to participate in Indiana MENTOR’s day services. Qualifying individuals will receive OBRA funding for their participation in our day services and supports.
Who is Eligible for OBRA Funding?
Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in long-term care settings may be eligible to receive OBRA funding for their participation in Indiana MENTOR’s day services and supports. To learn more about Indiana MENTOR’s day services and OBRA eligibility, contact Mark Norris at firstname.lastname@example.org.