Health and Well-Being Focused
Our first priority is supporting the health, safety, and overall well-being of the individuals we serve. D&S Community Services provides a wide range of healthcare supports and services to help all individuals, regardless of disability or health status, maintain the highest level of independence and quality of life possible.
Services for individuals include:
- Nursing services
- Psychology services
- Physical therapy / occupational therapy / speech pathology
- Nutrition planning and guidance
- Dental care
- Minor home modification services
- Orientation and mobility services
Support services for individuals and their families:
- Guidance on seeking guardianship
- Set-up and management of individual trust accounts/representative payee services
- Assistance with Medicaid eligibility issues
- Arrangement for Durable Medical Equipment and Adaptive Aids
In addition, D&S provides services specifically tailored for individuals with special needs:
Individuals with Hearing Impairment/Deafness
D&S promotes quality of life and independence for individuals with hearing impairment. To assist individuals in communicating their needs and wants, D&S employs staff fluent in sign language. We also help obtain adaptive equipment such as computers, video phones, and alerting devices to facilitate communication and aid individuals in living normalized and meaningful lives.
Individuals with Mental Illness and IDD
We have extensive experience in providing services to individuals diagnosed with a mental health disorder in addition to intellectual and developmental disabilities. D&S has successfully reduced psychiatric hospitalizations for individuals in our program by providing psychological and psychiatric services along with increased staffing support.
Youth and Adolescent Services (Texas only)
D&S serves children and young adults in both our HCS and ICF-IID programs in Texas. We are able to support many individuals who may be considered medically fragile and/or require significant behavioral intervention programs.
Individuals Using Mobility Equipment
D&S offers residential supports for individuals that use wheelchairs or other adaptive equipment. We also modify homes and vehicles to meet individual needs and oversee the maintenance of adaptive equipment. In addition, we provide therapy services to support improvement or retention of an individual’s mobility capabilities.