We help families and loved ones with disabilities create a blueprint for future care. We assist with estate planning to protect eligibility for public benefits (special needs trust planning), benefits analysis, life planning, and future planning.
We refer PLAN participants to the local attorneys and financial planners we know who are knowledgeable about special needs and discretionary trusts for people with disabilities.
When your family joins PLAN, you join OUR family. Our staff assist with tasks as varied as securing and maintaining benefits, to meeting for coffee to just touch base. We strive to establish solid rapport with PLAN participants, assisting with current difficulties in positive ways in order to build a trusting relationship, which ensures that carefully planned assistance is delivered over time.
Our team views your loved one as family and provides companionship, emotional support, transportation, social outings, home maintenance help, advocacy, help with medical concerns, and crisis intervention like the following:
People with disabilities can be isolated and lonely, prevented from engaging in community activities due to lack of funds, transportation, and friends. PLAN’s Recreation Program reduces such isolation by offering a monthly calendar of recreational activities, the majority of which are community based, where people can socialize, have fun, and feel like a part of things!
PLAN offers an intensive, evidence based cognitive rehabilitation program designed improve the neuro and social cognitive functioning of people diagnosed with schizophrenic illnesses. “Coaches” certified by the Center for Cognition and Recovery in Cleveland, Ohio (www.cetcleveland.org) lead CET group members through a year long course of study that improves short term memory, attention to task, concentration, and cognitive processing speed, which is overlaid with a social cognitive curriculum that jump starts their stalled social cognitive development. CET addresses the negative symptoms of schizophrenia and can result in: