“Helping Generations, One Individual at a Time”

IBILITY CRITERIA FOR ADULT MHS

THE INDIVIDUAL  MUST DEMONSTRATE A CLINICAL NEED ARISING FROM A CONDITION DUE TO MENTAL, BEHAVIORAL , AND EMOTIONAL  ILLNESS THAT RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT FUNCTIONAL IMPAIRMENTS IN MAJOR LIFE ACTIVITIES.

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, I’M POSSIBLE!”

-Audrey Hepburn

INDIVIDUALS MUST MEET CERTAIN CRITERIA ON A CONTINUING OR INTERMITTEN BASIS:

-HAVE DIFFICULTY IN ESTABLISHING OR MAINTAINING NORMAL INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS TO SUCH A DEGREE THAT THEY ARE AT RISK OF HOSPITALIZATION, HOMELESSNESS, OR ISOLATION FROM SOCIAL SUPPORTS.

-EXHIBIT SUCH INAPPROPIATE BEHAVIOR THAT REPEATED INTERVENTIONS BY THE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES OR  JUDICIAL SYSTEMS ARE NECESSARY.

-EXHIBIT DIFFICULTY IN COGNITIVE ABILITY SUCH THAT THEY ARE UNABLE TO RECOGNIZE SIGNIFICANTLY  INAPPROPRIATE SOCIAL BEHAVIOR.

-REQUIRE HELP IN BASIC LIVING SKILLS SUCH AS MAINTAINING PERSONAL HYGIENE, PREPARING FOOD AND MAINTAINING ADEQUATE NUTRITION, OR MANAGING FINANCES TO SUCH A DEGREE THAT HEALTH OR SAFETY IS IN JEOPARDY.

ELIGIBILITY FOR IIH & TDT

TWO OF THE FOLLOWING MUST BE DOCUMENTED FOR THE  INDIVIDUAL ON A CONTINUING OR INTERMITTEN  BASIS:

-PROBLEMS IN ESTABLISHING/MAINTAINING IMPERSONAL NORMAL RELATIONSHIPS SUCH THAT THEY ARE:

A) AT RISK  FOR HOSPITALIZATION

B) OUT OF HOME PLACEMENT DUE TO CONFLICTS WITH FAMILY OR COMMUNITY

-SHOW SUCH INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR THAT REPEATED INTERVENTIONS BY:

a) MENTAL HEALTH

b) SOCIAL SERVICES

c) JUDICAL SYSTEM