Licensed Day Program/Adult Training Facility

Brenda Jewell, Program Director

Matthew Borsa, Program Specialist

Community Habilitation (AKA – ATF / Adult Training Facility)

Community Habilitation is a facility based licensed program governed by the PA 2380 regulations.  By service definition, this service consists of supervision, training, and supports in general areas of self-care, communication, community participation and socialization.  Areas of emphasis include:  therapeutic activities, fine and gross motor development, mobility, personal adjustment, use of community resources, and relationship development.  The overall goal is to support individuals to acquire, improve, and/or maintain these skills.

Hollie prepares taco salad as part of the daily lunch-prep crew at the ATF.

Hollie prepares taco salad as part of the daily lunch-prep crew at the ATF.

 

Margo enjoys a variety of desired activities, such as putting puzzles together.

Margo enjoys a variety of desired activities, such as putting puzzles together.

Based on assessed needs and expressed areas of interest, individuals work on a variety of different tasks daily.  Supports are provided to individuals with a wide range of ability levels.  Upon entering the ATF one may see individuals preparing lunch; working on math or reading skills; walking on the treadmill; learning to do laundry; practicing General ADL’S such as dusting or running the vacuum; discussing safety related topics such as stranger awareness; working on range of motion activities; learning how to tie their shoe; working on reconciling a bank statement; relaxing in the therapeutic pool; or preparing for a trip to the library, a walk in the park, or their volunteer work.

Mary practices her skill of folding laundry.

Mary practices her skill of folding laundry.