Community Inclusion

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Doin’ the Diversion Dance from Rehab to Community: One Center’s Approach to Early Intervention in Rehab Facilities

This on-demand training addresses nursing home diversion by reaching out to individuals new to their disabilities while they’re still in rehab facilities in the Phoenix area. Presenters shared how they built and funded the program, how it worked, and real-world examples and success stories from the program.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/70005

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Community Integration: A Holistic Approach to the New Core Services for Transition & Diversion

This training addressed the new core services for centers for independent living as a natural extension of the Independent Living philosophy. Assisting people to move out of institutions – or staying out of them in the first place – is some of the most important and impactful work that CILs do. The CIL-NET organized this interactive workshop in Atlanta to help figure it all out together – as a community. The presenters provided a great deal of information and real-world guidance.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/70004

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Expanding Implementation of Universal Design and Visitability Features in the Housing Stock

AARP has released an update from their Public Policy Livable Communities division, which explains that communities need to encourage more accessible homes for older adults and their families by requiring that single family homes meet visitability requirements with features such as having an entrance without steps, kitchen counters set at multiple heights, and half-bathrooms at the ground level.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/69599

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Maps of selected characteristics of adult day services centers and participants in the United States: Data from the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, 2013–2014

This product is a PDF and PowerPoint slide presentation of US maps for selected characteristics of the adult day services centers and their participants. Characteristics include center ownership and chain status, disease specific programming, practices, and revenue sources; and participant functioning, health conditions, and adverse events.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/69236

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Policy and Research Needs to Maximize Independence and Support Community Living: Workshop Summary

On October 6, 2015, a public workshop was convened by the Institute of Medicine and the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education to learn about the supports that are needed for community living and maximizing independence. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published a summary of the workshop that includes the policy and research that is needed to support independent living in the community.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/67819

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