OUR GOAL
TO MEET INDIVIDUAL NEEDS BY PROVIDING QUALITY PERSONAL CARE AND EMPOWER OUR CONSUMERS TO LIVE INDEPENDENTLY IN THE COMMUNITY
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WHAT WE DO
UNIQUE HOME CARE Services’ aim is to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities and by providing quality respite, skills development, information, and other services in ways that are flexible to meet the individual needs.
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OUR BUSINESS
We are professional caregivers who strive to support, strengthen, and empower individuals with disabilities and families to make a positive difference by providing quality and caring services. WE PROVIDE SERVICES FOR ALL AGES, CILDREN/YOUTHS AND ADULTS, HOME BOUND, OR INDEPENDENT WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
CHILDREN SERVICES
UHCC is an approved service provider under the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) Department of Children Services (DCF) via Perform Care and Medicaid
Children & Youth Summer Camp
Program for the Special Needs: designed for Children with behavioral challenges
ADULT SERVICES
SERVICES FOR ADULTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES DDD ADULTS SERVICES

UNIQUE HCC SERVICES FOR CHILDREN/YOUTHS

Services are designed to meet the individual childern/youth needs, based on cultural values and norms and utilizing the strengths of the family in the treatment process.

ABA Therapy-Behavioral modification and Support

(FBA)Functional Behavior Assessment

(TBS) Therapeutic Behavioral Services

(BSP)Behavior Support Plan

(ISS)Individual Support Services

(CABS) Treatment Plan, ISP

(IIC) Intensive In-Community Services–extreme behavioral issues

(IIH) Intensive In-Home Services— face to face clinical interventions

Individual and family therapy

Clinical consultation/evaluation

Childern/youth behavioral management

Family counseling/psychoeducation

Allied Therapies

Behavioral Assistance

American Sign Language

Summer Camp for children/youths with behavioral and emotional concerns

Respite Care include after school, weekend recreation and overnight

 SUMMER CAMP-STATE WIDE-CHILDREN & YOUTH

Summer Camp—State Wide-Children & Youth Summer Camp

Program for the Special Needs: designed for Children with behavioral challenges

Summertime is all about fun. But with that fun, there are also lots of opportunities for to learn new skills, such as building leadership skills, independence, and self-esteem.

UHCC summer camp will concentrate more on having fun, and staying active with learning games and physical activities of all levels.

Summer Camp at Tomahawk Lake is spectacular & entertaining for young adults and children alike. The parks grounds come complete with everything a family could ask including miniature golf course, Softball field, horse-shoe and volleyball areas, an old fashioned picnic area and white sand beach featuring an incredible lake, parking, beach, swimming facilities, Papoose Land, Kiddie Water World, Cherokee Corner, water slide rides, swan boats, duck boats, paddle boats and bumper boats. Children will be swept away by all the activities offered.

Every group is different, and every day is different as well. Good counselors have a bag tricks for the various personalities, disabilities or weather conditions that they come across.

Focusing on leadership skills that will broaden youths horizon and to gain skills that will be useful in their daily lives.

UHCC RESPITE CARE SERVICES for Youths/Children

After School Respite

Agency Respite

Weekend Recreation Respite

Self-Hire Respite

Overnight Respite

Supported Employment is provide to assist persons in obtaining and maintaining competitive employment in the community and encourages work, social interaction, and integration. Staff is assigned to the work environment

UNIQUE HCC SERVICES FOR ADULTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES

Respite and Hotel Respite Camp

Supported Employment

Transportation

Assistive Devices

Vehicle Modification

Home Modification

Individual Supports/Direct Care 

Community/Inclusion/Support & Transition Services

Housing/Purchasing/Rental

Support Coordination Services

Classes offer in a group or individual tutorial sessions

 Art & crafts 

Academic Tutoring

Computer

Zumba, Dance, Cooking—- one on one private services

 DDD ADULTS SERVICES

Services for DDD, & Mental Health Consumers

 Supported Employment is provide to assist persons in obtaining and maintaining competitive employment in the community and encourages work, social interaction, and integration. Staff is assigned to an individual to train and be of (moral and hands on) support at the job site until proficiency is achieved. The goal is to assist the employee with a disability in learning and performing the job and adjusting to the work environment. Follow-up or support services are provided as long as necessary.

Respite care in the Consumers’ home, in an approved home or in the Community to temporarily relief the primary care-givers of their responsibilities and could be in a form of extended weekend care. Respect is provided when the Primary Caregiver takes a vacation, during an emergency or the death or hospitalization of a family member.

Hotel Respite basically has the same definition as Respite except it is provided in a “hotel" setting for individuals still living at home that needs supervision. It enables the caregiver to have a period of rest and renewal. Personal care staff accompanies and supervise our Consumers for a personalized planned weekend care at a hotel or guest house. This is provided in a group of five or more consumers.

Respite in an approved DDD home is the same as above except that services are in a private approved home.

Habilitation is provided in the Consumers= home or in the community in the areas of social, health, welfare, communication, by empowering Consumers through the provision of individual desire for independency as per plan of care. Included are: arranging use of community resources, recreational outing, school, training in money management, work, handling of emergencies, housing, recognizing street and other signs, voluntarily involvement in socialization or self help groups, develop self confidence when interacting with others, appropriate assertiveness, the use of public or private transportation, encourage in community participation such as volunteer, training or like interest.

Transitional Housing is provided for individual consumer who needed to mainstream into the community. Consumers are assisted with housing needs through Licensed Real Estate Brokers working with the agency. We assist with the necessary paperwork to accomplish consumers= housing needs.

Independent Living Program: we work with the individual consumer and the family members to develop (a Transitional) Independent Living Plan focused on a successful transition to the community or living independently from the family. We work with consumer through empowering on the skills needed to be independent:

Individual Support:  in the Consumers home, or within the community supporting in the area of daily living skills and personal assistance:

A Personal caregiver assist/supervise in accordance with individual specific approved plan of care as provided to the agency:

Daily living skills include basic household task, grooming, budgeting, meal planning, shopping, appointments and other errands essential to community integration.

– Job attainment and maintenance.- Vocational training.- Locating and maintaining housing.- Banking and budgeting.- Awareness of community resources.- Socialization.- Drivers’ training and education.- College preparation.- Career exploration.- Nutrition and Health

Assist in Personal Care/Teaching

Training in hygiene, grooming-appropriate dressing, cooking/support budgeting, medication support (limited to prompting), and escorting residents to medical/dental appointments

Individualized Support in Daily Living Skills

Meals planning/ nutrition

Shopping for food/cook including special diets

Assist/teach- cooking and routine housekeeping such as light cleaning laundry

Assist/teach -money management,

We provide In-Community Services to Adults and Family with Specific Challenges.

       Mentor

       Tutoring

       In-home Counseling/Therapy

       Crisis Intervention and Stabilization

       Behavioral modification

       Train mother in Budgeting & Maintaining the home

Program for Young Adults or Adults

Transition from Group Homes or from an Institution to the Community

       Job Coach

       Community integration

       Budgeting

       ADL skills

       General Support ServicesBas needed

       Assist with security an apartment/roommates

Cooking class

Chefs offer cooking classes to consumers in a safe environment that encourages discovery and creativity. Learning food preparation skills is the main ingredient at the cooking school. Each class adds and teaches kitchen safety, a scoop of etiquette, training on table setting & manner, and mostly we strive to create an ongoing fun and laughter environment through the joy of cooking.

Art & Craft Class

Under art & craft, we offer Water Painting, Art of Collage, Basics Crochet, and Pottery with Clay.

The goal is for you to possess an aura of self-confidence and an ability to enjoy yourself more both in public and private settings and for your mental outlook to take on a renewed sense of creativity, motivation, and energy. Foremost, to is to build self-confidence and promote independent living skills.