Assessment of Need for Community Services & Out-of-Home Placement

The questions in this guide provide a framework to evaluate the effectiveness of a person’s formal supports (In-Home Supportive Services, case management, etc.), informal supports (family members, friends) and care needs. There is no magic formula that determines when more formal support services are needed or when out-of-home placement is necessary. Every individual and her/his […]

Power of Music and Memory

ALIVE Inside Documentary Highlights Power of Music and Memory It was a man named Henry, confined to a wheelchair, slumping and inactive that changed Michael Rossato-Bennett’s life, and in turn the lives of many others. The Beginning of a Journey Rossato-Bennett was a self-described “dead broke filmmaker” who secured a freelance job making a video […]

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