Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Who decides the type of residential home?
A. It is a team effort with family members, residential and clinical staff and, most importantly, the person desiring a home. The primary focus is always on the individual.
Q. How does funding work?
A. A person must be eligible for Medicaid.
Q. Where are Liberty’s residential homes located?
A. Liberty has homes throughout Montgomery County in quiet, picturesque settings in the suburbs, small towns and villages and busy city locations.
Q. Can a family member visit the individual’s home once they live in a Liberty sponsored home?
A. Absolutely! Liberty supports and encourages relationships with family members and friends.
Q. What support services are included in the residential program?
A. Supports are built in according to the needs and desires of each person. A person is able to receive the following clinical supports: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Speech & Language Therapy, Psychological, Psychiatric and Behavioral Supports, Social Work, and Nutritional services. Medical and dental supports are available through New Dimensions in Health Care, an Article 28 Health Center, as well as other health care providers in area.
Q. How involved can I be with the decision making process for my family member?
A. Liberty believes that each person should be at the center of their life planning. Liberty’s approach is to support and guide families through this person-centered decision making process with regular contact between the individual and the family. Family and friends play a significant role in supporting the individual in developing their goals and supports.
For more information about residential options offered by Liberty contact our Intake Coordinator at 518.954.3239 or click here.