Day Habilitation means provision of regularly scheduled activities in a non-residential setting, separate from the member’s private residence or other residential living arrangement, such as:
- Assistance with acquisition, retention, or improvement in self-help;
- Socialization and adaptive skills that enhance social development; and
- Developing skills in performing activities of daily living and community living
Activities and environments are designed to foster the acquisition of skills, building positive social behavior and interpersonal competence, greater independence and personal choice. Services are furnished consistent with the member’s person-centered plan.
Day habilitation services focus on enabling the member to attain or maintain the member’s maximum potential and shall be coordinated with any needed therapies in the member’s person-centered services and supports plan such as physical, occupational, or speech therapy.
Day habilitation may be furnished in any of a variety of settings in the community other than the member’s private residence. Day habilitation services are not limited to fixed-site facilities.