Certified Family Home Overview
A Certified Family Home provides a safe, family-style living environment for adults with developmental disabilities who need some assistance with daily living activities. The Certified Family Home is operated by a provider who has been certified by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and demonstrates the knowledge and experience to provide a safe and effective service to the resident(s).
Community Partnerships of Idaho has been contracted by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare to provide Program Coordination for this program. Our Program Coordinators offer a person-centered approach to assist the Certified Family Home Provider in developing implementation plans designed to meet the individual resident's needs. Program Coordinators develop written programs for the Provider to put into place in the home and offer one-on-one support to help with these programs and to enhance independent living skills for the resident.
The first step in qualifying as a Certified Family Home is completing an application with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.
Tools and Support
We provide a number of videos and downloads to help Certified Family Home Providers. To access these tools, please refer to the Related Downloads and Related Links on this page.
SMART: Living Life Smarter
Designed for Certified Family Home, for those who are caring for family members or are personal care providers. Living Life Smarter by providing insight, support, and options in healthcare.
For a FREE virtual workshop Via ZOOM
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SEPTEMBER 10, 2020:
TOPIC: Navigating through COVID
* What you need to know about Home Based healthcare
* Idaho Dept of Health and Welfare COVID updates
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September 24, 2020
TOPIC: Need To Know
* Important Documentation- Operation Red File
* Why Care Coordination is a BIG deal
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Family Caregiver Navigator: Preventing Burnout for Idaho's Caregivers
Family Caregiver Navigator is a project of the Idaho Caregiver Alliance, offering free hightouch support and resource referral to unpaid family caregivers of SW Idaho who range across the lifespan. Using an evidence-based model, the Navigator focuses exclusively on the caregiver in lieu of the patient in an effort to maximize the capacity of natural family support systems and prevent caregiver burnout.
The initiative seeks to prevent or delay institutionalization for the patient and reduce hospital admissions and emergency care for non-crisis situations. By providing the caregiver with connections to maintain or improve their quality of life, the model also facilitates continued support for the patient.
While any caregiver can self-refer and make contact with the Navigator, trusted community professionals play a critical role in referring caregivers to the service in order to encourage
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