About Sponsored Residential Providers
Sponsored Residential Providers have a direct responsibility for the guidance and supervision of the individual that is placed in their home. They oversee the physical support, development of acceptable habits and attitudes, manage the individual’s behavior and help them meet their goals of their personal service plan. The Sponsored Provider is required to complete training and maintain certifications in CPR/First Aid, Medication Administration, Therapeutic Options of Virginia, OSHA, ID Workbook, Policy and Procedures and Documentation Training.
Providers also familiarize themselves with state regulations in order to comply in all aspects and to help individuals understand and assert their rights.
How to become a Sponsored Residential Provider
Sponsored Residential Providers work in their own homes as independent contractors providing support and training for one or two individuals with intellectual disabilities. In most respects, you are your own boss. You will set your own schedule, make your own decisions, and will be treated with respect and dignity as a professional. Your ideas and opinions with be sought and accepted. Your insights and observations will be valued and honored.
You will receive all the required training at no cost to you including First Aid, CPR, Medication Management, Therapeutic Options of Virginia, and Human Rights. This certifications must be renewed yearly and will made available at no cost to you.
As you provide support for you individual, you will be given unprecedented support. Everyone, including the Executive Director, Assistant Executive Director, Program Coordinators and the Office Manager will be available to answer any questions you may have and help you solve any problems. We want you to know that you are not alone.
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