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Transitions Brain Injury Services


Transitions

LSS Transitions provides support to help people recover, restore cognitive and motor skills, rehabilitate, and return to the community. Our homes and specially-trained staff are entirely focused on helping people with brain injuries.

 

Transition Home

LSS Transitions Homes

LSS Transitions homes, located in Golden Valley and Moorhead, are designed especially for people recovering from a brain injury Learn More >

While living in a LSS Transitions home, you design your own living plan based on your specific needs, personal goals and desires. LSS Transitions will help you navigate your care plans with the following types of supports:

Medical Care and Support:

  • Holistic approach to healing and recovery
  • Individualized care that focuses on the person throughout the changing phases of their recovery
  • Coordination of speech therapy and physical therapy

Cognitive Development:

  • Basic living skills
  • Communication skills

Psychological and Social Development:

  • Coordination of Individual counseling
  • Social activities in the community

Transportation and Community Engagement

  • Appointments
  • Recreational activities
  • Shopping trips

 

Continued Support

When you leave Transitions and adjust to life at home, you can choose to continue supports with the LSS Transitions staff you know and trust. Whether you need daily assistance or just one hour a week, our staff will provide the supports you need to live on your own or with your family. We can provide supports with:

  • Grocery shopping
  • Medical appointments
  • Budgeting
  • Home organization/housecleaning
  • Independent living skills

Hire a family member or friend to provide supports

Through an innovative program called Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS), waiver funds can be used to pay any support staff of your choice. You decide who provides your care and LSS provides the required administrative and fiscal supports through our service called Partners in Community Supports (PICS).

 

Eligibility and Funding

LSS Transitions homes are available for individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • Diagnosed brain injury
  • Age 18 or older
  • Desire rehabilitation to regain as much independence as possible

Funding sources may include any or a combination of the following:

  • State Funds: Individuals may have a Brain Injury (BI) Waiver, a Community Alternative for Disabled Individuals (CADI) Waiver, or similar funding.
  • Private Pay: Individuals, a responsible family member or a trust fund may pay for transitional housing or semi-independent living services.