Home and Community Based Support
KenCrest provides in-home and community-based supports to adults living at home with their families in Bucks, Montgomery, Berks, Philadelphia, Delaware, and Chester Counties in Pennsylvania. These supports include habilitation services, companion care, respite services, community participation services, and specialized skill development: community support. Details of each service can be found below.
Services We Provide
Habilitation services: Aid individuals in learning and acquiring daily living skills that improve the quality of their life, support their family unit, and help them to become more involved members of their community
Companion care: Support individuals with their daily activities or simply accompany them in the community
Respite services: Provide a break for the family from having to care for their loved one, as well as providing a break for the supported individual from working on a particular skill or activity to just enjoy some down time
Community participation services: Enable people to explore interests, hobbies, and activities in their communities that may help lead them to employment opportunities; offered in a one-on-one setting
Specialized skill development – community support: Support individuals who are 21 years of age or older living with autism to navigate and participate in their community in a manner than enhances their skills and independence (provided through the Adult Autism Waiver program)
Our supported individuals have a customized program designed for them based on their needs and the goals they wish to work on. KenCrest uses the philosophy of person-centered planning and works with the individual and his/her team to create a plan that is unique to them. We focus on each person’s growth, personal fulfillment, and individual choices and desires, where they will be supported to have opportunities to make meaningful contributions and feel connected to their community.
Supports include, but are not limited to:
- Acquiring, maintaining, or improving a particular skill such as computer skills, personal care, money skills, or personal safety skills
- Socialization – being more connected to local community, joining social groups, and volunteering
- Learning how to navigate community/utilize public transportation
- Healthy living – participating in an exercise routine and making healthy eating choices
- Meal planning – shopping, meal prep, following a recipe, and cooking
The Activity Club is an informal social club that all individuals we support are welcome to participate in. All activities are generated by the individuals and staff who work with them. We offer a variety of activities each month such as bowling, dances, arts & crafts activities, breakfasts, lunches, and coffee gatherings, to name just a few.
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