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special needs adults

Interaction With Special Needs Adults

Special needs adults or adults with learning disabilities can often face challenges when communicating with others. There can be difficulties relating to speech, social skills, as well as behavior. Fortunately there are a large number of strategies and programs that can offer assistance for special needs adults, which will enable them to adequately express their needs. There are ways for even the most extreme situations for adults to initiate, respond and make choices when it comes to their needs. We...

Adult Residential Facility

When to Consider an Adult Residential Facility

There may come a point in time when a higher level of care is necessary for adults with primary psychiatric illnesses. Most clinicians are familiar with the indications that their patients may require hospitalization, but many of us need to be more aware of when there is an inability to provide adequate self-care for individuals.  For example, a patient may benefit from a treatment setting that is more intensive than regular out patient settings, but much less restrictive than inpatient...

Roman Reigns & his little Cousin Cataleya aka “KitKat”

Please enable JavaScript Roman Reigns & his little Cousin Cataleya aka “KitKat” / NF Awareness Livestream May 17, 2020 This first-ever live stream event was recorded live on May 17, 2020 and raised more than $270,000 to END NF! Hosted by TV’s Jonathan Sadowski, celebrity guests and NF Heroes came together to MAKE NF VISIBLE. Thank you to all who donated – please watch again and again, and share this video to help us end NF! ...

Celebrating Anniversaries

We are celebrating some special anniversaries! Congrats to Mel on 31 years at COR Congrats to Mel on 31 years at COR Congrats to Amy on 21 years at COR Congrats to Amy on 21 years at COR Congrats to Traci on 18 years at COR Congrats to Traci on 18 years at COR ...

Kristina Slovarp

Kristina’s Story

Kristina came to Residential Support Services (RSS) in the fall of 2013. Before she came to our company to help her, she lived in a foster home. She was 53 years old when she came to us. She is now 58. Kristina came to RSS to have the staff to help her keep her independence. RSS provides Kristina with an apartment, where she has one roommate. At her apartment, there is always staff on duty. Kristina enjoys that staff is there...

assisted living for mentally disabled adults

Assisted Living for Mentally Disabled Adults

Mentally disabled adults face some real issues with the availability of housing. Having a safe and secure place to live is something that is critical for those with mental health conditions and there is not always a great deal of housing available, particularly when it comes to assisted living. Sometimes affordable housing can be in hard to reach or unsafe areas. Although it may not be easy and may take some time to find the right home, different types of...

Charles Walker RSS

Sawdust’s Story

Charles AKA “Sawdust” came to Residential Support Services (RSS) after graduating high school in Lame Deer, MT. Sawdust came to RSS when he was 18-years-old to get help with living independently. RSS also provides him with a day program where he can interact with peers from other homes or work for wages. He is also provided with an apartment, where he has one roommate. Sawdust’s group home has staff on duty 24/7 to assist with daily needs. Such as preparing meals,...

Residential Care Facility

Finding the Right Residential Care Facility

There are many factors to consider as you explore various residential care facility options. It is very important to keep in mind not only the needs of your loved one who will be living in the residential care facility, but to also take into account your own needs and the needs of the rest of your family. There are many checklists and guides that can help you on the way to making the best decision for everyone involved. It may not...

Dewayne Daniels

Dewayne’s Story

Dewayne is a 36-year-old, male, client of Residential Support Services (RSS). He has explosive anger problems and came to RSS at the young age of 19. RSS provides Dewayne with a place to live that is staffed 24/7, a day program where he can interact with his peers and work for wages. And RSS also provides all transportation needs for their clients (ex: to work, appointments, and outings). Dewayne truly enjoys the staff at RSS. He feels like they care about...

Direct Support Professional

What is a Direct Support Professional?

A direct support professional provides a very necessary service for people with physical or cognitive disabilities. A DSP (direct support professional) might assist with anything from transportation to socialization to personal care and housekeeping. In general, a direct support professional helps improve the overall quality of life of the people that they are assisting. Being a DSP can be both challenging and rewarding and encompass a wide range of responsibilities. A direct support professional might, on a daily basis, provide any of...

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