ICFs as Inclusive Communities
For the family members, friends and guardians of ICF residents, the consistent provision of highly specialized supports – assured by annual federal oversight surveys – is the highest priority. Beyond care, however, these residents also have a life. They are integral members of their communities – both on campus and off.
Read VOR's "Intermediate Care Facilities: Inclusive Communities and Good Neighbors" (January 2011)
See also, VOR's comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services which, in part, address defining “Home and Community-Based Services" [see VOR comments here (p. 5, Defining Home and Community Based Services)].