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Natural Supports Training


“Natural Supports” refer to any person, family member, neighbor, friend, companion, or co-worker who provides uncompensated care, training, guidance, companionship or support for an adult with intellectual and developmental disability. Attentive Care Partners provides training for Natural Supports on the treatment regimens and other services included in the Service Plan, use of equipment specified in the Service Plan, and updates the training as necessary for the Natural Support to safely provide care at home. Counseling is aimed at assisting Natural Support Natural Support in meeting the needs of the individual.

Attentive Care Partners provides training and counseling services for Natural Supports - persons who provide unpaid support, training, companionship or supervision to adults intellectual and developmental disabilities. Some examples of


Natural Supports Training we provide include:

  • Training on a hoyer lift

  • Training on ambulation/transfer techniques

  • Training on dietary/eating techniques

  • Training on diabetes management

  • Training on implementation of behavior plan


*Please note that examples are not all inclusive of everything that can be funded through this service


Our staff undergo a rigorous screening process prior to employment. We provide a thorough and comprehensive orientation, which includes specialized training in working with individuals with disabilities, intense behavioral support needs, and complex medical care needs.  Our staff receive ongoing training and professional development to further enhance their skills and competence.

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Attentive Care Partners is enhancing LIFE in the Community by providing natural supports training to assist adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities achieve and maintain a life of dignity as they define it for themselves. Contact us to learn more.

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