Settings rule helps assure people with disabilities have opportunities in their communities
“The more people who know your loved one, the more people you have who are going to care enough about your loved one to step forward … when there’s a need not being met.”
Terry Pezent, associate commissioner of the Division of Developmental Disabilities at the Alabama Department of Mental Health, leads a regional meeting explaining the background, scope, and benefits of the new regulations for home and community-based services .
- Beginning of PowerPoint presentation
- How we got here
- The HCBS settings rule
- Benefits of the HCBS rule
- What are home and community-based services?
- Person-centered planning
- Who can participate in my PCP?
- HCBS settings requirements
- Examples of promising principles
- Dignity of risk
- Promising practices for community integration
- The difference the HCBS rule makes
- Q & A
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Alabama Care is partially supported by the Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities (http://www.acdd.org/). The views expressed are not necessarily the views of these organizations.