Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF)

Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF).
A licensed 15 bed Class A Semi-ambulatory group home serves adult men diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness, developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, and substance abuse.  The CBRF setting provides a stable, long-term living arrangement as well as a place to re-stabilize and prepare to transition to more independent levels of community living.  Residents are encouraged to participate in their own care and to contribute to participating in household duties to the extent that matches their individual goals and abilities.

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A full range of supportive services are provided, including:

  • nutritional meal program, supervised by a full-time professional cook.  The food service program includes diabetic meal planning, 3 nutritionally balanced meals per day, and healthy snack choices.
  • diabetic meal plans.
  • activity program, two pre-planned activities per day, seven days per week, developed by the Activity Coordinator.  Each resident is interviewed and assessed for areas or interest and skill.  Activities are planned to accommodate all residents and include both indoor and outdoor community activities.  An Activity budget helps residents who cannot afford the cost of various activities.
  • medication supervision, by skilled and trained staff under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • care coordination: each resident has a care coordinator to help schedule and facilitate coordination of needed services with social workers, case managers, medical, dental and psychiatric providers, and family members.
  • transportation to medical, dental, vocational and community activities.
  • Spiritual, residents are transported to weekly worship of their choice, and weekly Bible-study groups on-site.

Independent living skills such as budgeting, grooming and hygiene, use of public transportation and laundry care are taught/supported.  Residents are referred from all across the State of Wisconsin, primarily from Northeast Wisconsin.