Fisher Farm Residential Association Ltd. was created to offer supports for adults with developmental disabilities who are seeking assistance in their daily lives. All services are to be delivered in the least restrictive manner possible, and with the individual’s own input. We are to meet every individual’s unique needs to the best of our abilities, while promoting personal growth, and independence. Our goal is to support each individual in a manner that will assist them in meeting their needs. Fisher Farm Residential Association Ltd. currently offers support in Support Homes, Supported Independent Living, Residential Supports, Community Access Supports, Respite, Employment Preparation, 24 hour residential homes, and Job Coaching.
We are committed to working, and cooperating with parents/guardians, the families, the individual themselves, and other natural supports that may be necessary to appropriately support the individual. We feel that by working with the individuals that we gain a greater understanding of them, and, that by using that information along with encouragement, support, trust, and continual positive reinforcement, the individual will grow and become more successful in their endeavors. It is our goal to continue to take part in the community through inclusion, work placements, volunteerism and the continued support of our staff.
Purpose: To include the individual in a family home, to nurture their skills, to support future desires for life, and to encourage their participation in the family unit while feeling safe, respected, comfortable, and, having a sense of belonging.
To provide supports for the individual to enable them to reside in their own home and to live as independently as possible while encouraging healthy relationships, social interactions, and assisting with daily living needs.
To provide the best care possible while respecting the rights, and privacy of the individual.
To enhance the skills of the individual while tailoring the service in day to day activities, relationships, and social settings based on their needs.
To support the individual in their workplace environment, to help them gain meaningful skills in their job, and to forge relationships with coworkers, which ideally will lead to natural supports.
Respite is intended to give a proprietor or parent a temporary break from the full-time care and supervision needs of the individual or family member in their home, thus preventing burnout.
Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting Proprietor/ Support Home Operator
Support Home Operator In Olds, AB
Date Posted: 11 December, 2020
We are looking for a support home in Olds and surrounding areas.
Fisher Farm Residential Association Ltd. (FFRA) was established in 1988 to provide the highest quality of services to people with Developmental Disabilities. Our services are highly individualized and tailored to the needs of each individual. We ensure the needs of the individual are met through a strong team approach where the individual, guardian, frontline and management staff work together as partners. We offer training and a supportive team environment, competitive wages and benefits.
FFRA is looking to fill a SUPPORT HOME PROVIDER position. The successful candidate will be supporting an adult with development disabilities. Working as part of a team you will be providing daily living supports for an individual with disabilities. Care is provided 24 hours per day in a residential setting. The incumbent would be expected to provide individuals with a high quality of life. “A support home provides adults with development disabilities the option of residing in a family home environment which supports their desires and dreams and provides individual skill development and personal growth opportunities.” A support home is a residential environment where the individual is included within the family in a natural environment where he or she is included in both home and family related activities and experiences while supporting the lifestyles and choices of the individual.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
· Implement the activities outlined in the Individual Service Plan (ISP).
· Closely follow agency philosophy and values in all aspects of service delivery, attend support team meetings, bringing forward information or concerns regarding the individuals service;
· Keep daily logs and documentation;
· Assist with and/or accompany individuals to appointments as required;
· Ensure that the individuals health, safety and well being are maintained at all times
· Assist the individual in any area they may require assistance in
· Any other duties relevant to the position and individuals needs as may be required
· Key responsibilities will include basic health care, personal care, administering medications, following all plans and instructions. This opportunity typically is to assist with achieving their personal goals in personal living skills while maximizing independence and managing vulnerabilities.
The Ideal candidate:
Will be responsible to assist individual with community activities, administering medication and ensuring the safety and wellness of the individual along with another support staff, First Aid and experience with medications, must have a class 5 Alberta license, house insurance and reliable transportation with $2 million liability insurance.
A MONTHLY SUPPORT HOME AMOUNT; ROOM AND BOARD.
Police Clearance, Training, Written References. Ability to provide stability and dedication to the position.
A document on the philosophy of a support home is available.
Please submit resume by email for consideration to: email@example.com
Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting Community Support Worker application
Qualifications: Previous experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and or knowledge in the field.
To have current CPR, First Aid, CPI, Abuse and Prevention and Positive Behavior Supports, and to obtain any or all these courses within 3 months of employment with Fisher Farm Residential Association Ltd. and all other mandatory training as per Fisher Farm Residential Association policy.
You must be able to obtain a current Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Security Sector check, valid drivers licence, and drivers abstract, and have a reliable vehicle.
Some job duties are as follows
CALL for BOARD OF DIRECTORS- OPEN- VOLUNTARY
Who we are:
Fisher Farm Residential Association Ltd. is a not for profit organization that offers support to individuals with developmental disabilities in their communities through inclusion, staffing supports, community involvement, desired living situations, and employment.
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for members to enhance our board, and who have a passion for helping others, want to give back to their community, and who want work together as part of a team to support our individuals.
What is involved:
For Board Members the time commitment is approximately 2 hours a month. Board meetings are held at our office on a monthly basis, and is a volunteer position.
How to apply:
Persons interested in applying to become a Board Member please email Jackie at email@example.com with the heading application for Board Members. In the body please include your name, address, phone number, and why you would like to join as well as any experience you may have as a board member, community volunteer, or with people with disabilities.
Thank you very much for your interest in serving on the Board of Directors
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