Day Habilitation Services

Day Habilitation Services includes planning, training, coordination and support to enable and increase independent functioning, physical health and development, communication development, cognitive training, socialization, community integration, domestic and economic management, behavior management, assistance with medication and self-direction. Staff may provide assistance/training in daily living activities and instruction in the skills necessary for independent pursuit of leisure time/recreation activities. Social and other adaptive skills building activities such as expressive therapy, prescribed use of art, music, drama or movement may be used to modify ineffective learning patterns and/or influence change in behavior.

Prevocational Habilitation Services

Prevocational Habilitation Services are aimed at preparing an individual for paid or unpaid employment, but are not job-task oriented. Services include teaching such concepts as compliance, attendance, task completion, problem solving and safety. Prevocational services are provided to persons not expected to be able to join the general work force or participate in a transitional sheltered workshop within one year (excluding supported employment programs).

Supported Employment Services

Supported Employment Services consist of paid employment for persons for whom competitive employment at or above the minimum wage is unlikely without supports, and who, because of their disabilities, need intensive ongoing support to perform in a work setting. Supported employment is conducted in a variety of settings, particularly work sites in which persons without disabilities are employed. Supported employment includes activities needed to sustain paid work by individuals receiving services, including supervision and training.

Day Habilitation, Prevocational Habilitation and Supported Employment Services are located in three Counties

  • Henry County (Henry County Day Habilitation Program)
  • Barbour County (Charles Parramore Center)
  • Geneva County (Merle Wallace Purvis Center)

Residential Habilitation Services

Residential Habilitation Services provide care, supervision and skills training in activities of daily living, home management and community integration. Residential habilitation services is provided in a Department of Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities certified community setting which requires appropriate certification from the Department of Mental Health (DMH).

SpectraCare has two residential facilities:

  • Community Residential Facility located in Dale County – This is a three bed home which SpectraCare has developed a contract with the homeowner to provide Residential Services to three individuals with Developmental Disabilities.
  • Community Residential Facility located in Geneva County – This is a 13 bed home operated by SpectraCare.

Support Services

Respite Care is a service provided outside a family’s home to temporarily relieve the unpaid primary caregiver. Respite care provides short-term care to an adult for a brief period of rest or relief for the family from day to day care giving for a dependent family member.

  • SpectraCare provides Out-Of-Home Respite Care in our certified group home located in Geneva, Alabama.

Case Management Services

  • Case Managers assist individuals eligible for services in accessing medical, social, educational, and other specialized services.
  • Case Managers are professionals who are trained in the field of mental health.
  • Each eligible individual is assigned a Case Manager.
  • The Case Manager will become acquainted with the individual, and work with the individual to identify, access, locate, coordinate and monitor services that meet the individual distinct needs.