BOLD GOAL: INCREASE THE ABILITY OF THE ELDERLY AND INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO COMPLETE INDEPENDENT ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING

Target:
By 2016, 100% of residents of Fairfield County who seek assistance will participate in programs that allow them to remain in their preferred living environments.

Strategies:
· People who present for care, get appropriate care
· Decrease number of people with sedentary lifestyles
· Maintain Independence
· Increase level of socialization
· Support programs that lead to healthy, active lifestyles
· Increase handicap accessibility (remove architectural barriers)
· Increase transportation (options, access, affordability)
· Support healthy environments (personal and communal)
· Increase handicap accessibility, re: medical appointments

Progress:
Fairfield Center for Disabilities and Cerebral Palsy - Adult Day Program

• 100% of participants have shown an increase or have maintained current skill levels of independence, including personal care, community membership, learning, health and safety.
• 100% of participants have maintained or increased levels of physical fitness and mental activity.

Fairfield Center for Disabilities and Cerebral Palsy - Transportation Program

• 93% of people that presented for medical transportation assistance received assistance.

Salvation Army - Samaritan Center for Adult Care
• 80% of participants attended primarily to allow caregiver relief.
• 30% of participants attended so that caregivers can maintain employment.
• 71% of participants indicated that the program has positively influenced quality of life.

Southeast Ohio Sight Center - Independent Living Program
• 99% of program participants achieved success in their established ISP.  

Southeast Ohio Sight Center - Prevention Program
• 78% of those screened in the preschool setting sought care and received care.
• 35% of those screened in the health fair setting sought care and received care.

Wesley Ridge - Adult Day Care
• 85% of participants maintained ADLs (Activities of Daily Living) and IADLs (Instrumental Activities of Daily Living).
• 95% of participants attended for caregiver respite were not prematurely placed in nursing home
• 89% achieved success in 1 or more areas (as listed in Short Term Outcomes).

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