ICF/ID (Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities)
Individuals served within our ICF/ID program all have a primary diagnosis of intellectual disabilities, and may require a high level of support. Beyond that, the individuals have a variety of secondary diagnoses including autism, cerebral palsy, communication deficit, behavioral disorders, as well as a wide variety of medical diagnoses. Several of the individuals require the use of a wheelchair for mobility and positioning. Many of the individuals served in the ICF/ID program are non-verbal.
Individuals served in the ICF/ID program receive individualized program planning designed to enhance their abilities and gain independence in daily living skills. There is trained staff on duty 24 hours per day, seven days a week.
What is ICF/ID?
ICF/ID stands for Intermediate Care Facility for people with Intellectual Disabilities. This group living environment is designed to meet the needs of individuals with moderate to severe/profound disabilities who require 24-hour supervision and structure. The ICF/ID provides intensive services designed to train individuals while addressing a variety of disability related situations. Services include skills training, activities, dietary management, health care and therapies.
How are ICF/ID Services Developed?
An Interdisciplinary team (IDT) is developed for each person served. The IDT is comprised of the person receiving services, service providers, and family members. Through discussion, the team designs goals and objectives based upon the desires, abilities and specific needs of the person receiving services. These goals and objectives become the framework for services provided by staff in the program.
Who Schedules & Monitors ICF/ID Services?
Imagine the Possibilities employs an administrative level person with the responsibility of overseeing and coordinating the ICF/ID program. This individual supervises the direct support staff and participates in the delivery of services by coordinating IDT meetings, counseling, inter-agency coordination, and the writing and monitoring of the Individual Program Plan as outlined by the IDT.
How is our ICF/ID program funded?
The ICF/ID program is funded primarily by the Federal Medicaid Program with additional participation by the consumer and the State of Iowa. Consumers who are not eligible for Medicaid funding pay for services privately.
Who is eligible for our ICF/ID Program?
Eligible persons must present a developmental disability, including Mental Retardation, not pose a serious threat to self or others, be medically stable â€“ does not require higher level of care, show favorable prognosis for positive outcomes with programming, and be approved for payment of fees.
Where are ICF/ID Services Provided?
Prairie House is a 12-bed ICF/ID (Intermediate Care Facility for Intellectually Disabled) facility located in Maquoketa, Iowa. Individuals served at Prairie House all have a primary diagnosis of mental retardation, and may require a high level of support. Beyond that, the individuals have a variety of secondary diagnoses including autism, cerebral palsy, communication deficit, behavioral disorders, as well as a wide variety of medical diagnoses.