What is a disabled mobility service?
People with disabilities that force them to be confined to a wheelchair have trouble getting around. They cannot drive and so must rely on others to take them where they need to go. Many public transportation systems like trains and buses are difficult to reach for people in wheelchairs. A mobility service is designed to help handicapped individuals go where they want by using special buses designed to accommodate wheelchairs. They can also work with other disabled groups like the blind, who also have trouble using public transportation.
What are independent housing services?
These are designed for emerging adults who are suffering from a mental disorder like Down’s Syndrome. Years ago, these disabled persons would have been forced to live in a retardation center or mental hospital if their family could not support them. Independent living services offers them the chance to life as normal a life as possible while still under supervised care. The disabled person is usually provided with an apartment in a building that houses other people suffering from mental retardation. A supervisor regularly checks on the person and assists them with getting a job.
What are assisted living services?
Assisted living services are used for elderly people who cannot live in their own home anymore, either due to old age or sickness. Commonly called senior care, assisted living services range from nursing homes, which are designed for the very sick, to retirement homes, which are created for seniors in better health who want to enjoy their retirement. Before placing an elderly family member into any type of senior care home, always check out the location and company.