Additional Community Services

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Additional Community Services

The Lori Knapp Companies can assist individuals through a variety of individualized programs such as Day Programs that create a supportive and social environment and Daily Living Skills Training or Job Coaching that provide education and skill development. Our focus is on successful outcomes... by providing individualized services that maximize skills and promote preferred lifestyle choices, social integration, and personal growth. As a part to our family of Independent Living Supports, the Lori Knapp Companies provide three unique and individualized services that focus on quality outcomes. These services are designed for the following persons:

  • Persons who are Elderly
  • Persons who have Developmental Disabilities
  • Persons who have Physical Disabilities
  • Persons who are Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Persons who have Mental Illness

Our Additional Independent Living Services include the following: Daily Living Skills Training, Job Coaching, and Day Programs.

Daily Living Skills Training

This service provides essential education and training. The goal of this is to enhance the Consumer's skills to independently perform routine daily activities and effectively utilize community resources. We work with an individual toward their goal(s) that they have established. Once they have reached their goal, we can support them in maintaining the skill learned through Supportive Home Care. Here are some Daily Living Skills examples:

  • Development in Parenting
  • Hygiene
  • Food Preparation
  • Transitional Services
  • Money Management Skills
  • Community Mobility
  • Housekeeping
  • Medical Issues
  • Home Ownership

Job Coaching

Job Coaching provides employment related support services to persons who are employed or desire to be employed in the community. A job coach uses structured techniques to help the Consumer learn appropriate work-related activities and social behaviors necessary to perform the job. We will assist the person with job development, job placement, job retention, evaluations and any other areas of support and advocacy.

Day Programs

Our Day Programs encourage individuals to pursue activities that they find enriching, meaningful, and interesting. Day Programming enhances a person's life plan, and encourages community integration. Participants are provided a safe and welcoming place to learn and have fun. Day programs are outcome based and person-centered to meet individualized needs. Benefits can include:

  • A Structured and Supportive Environment for Consumers to Develop Social and Interpersonal Skills
  • Increased Independence
  • Developing Interests
  • Exploring Resources
  • Participation in the Community
  • Building Self-Esteem and Cognitive Skills
  • Enhancing Sensory Motor Skills
  • Creating a Network of Social Support