Brockton Area Mulit Services (BAMSI)
BAMSI offers a series of planned, goal-oriented supports designed to maximize each person’s potential. Services include training in self-care, communication, social skills, fine motor development, safety, community independence, and activities of daily living. To promote community integration, Day Habilitation supports and encourages individuals served to volunteer, use community resources, develop travel skills and join community organizations.
Day Habilitation serves adults aged 20 into their late 90s who have been diagnosed with a developmental disability that may include intellectual disability, autism, head injury, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, mental health issues, orthopedic impairment, etc.
There is a medical component to each Day Habilitation program with a Registered Nurse at each site and a LPN also available at many locations. A Registered Nurse acts as the medical coordinator at each site and works directly with the person’s physician to ensure that all medical needs are met. Supports include medical administration, medical treatments, G/J tube feedings, catheterization, and assisting with other complex medical needs. Individuals also have access to therapeutic supports such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, behavior management, group therapy, individual counseling, and recommendations for and use of assistive technology.
Stoughton Day Habilitation serves approximately 50 individuals.
Eligibility for Services:
Individuals must be at least 18 years of age and have developmental disabilities due to cognitive or physical impairments. Diagnosis must be made prior to the age of 22.
Program Director, Registered Nurse, Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant, Community Coordinator, Day Support Professionals, Administrative Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, and Speech and Language Pathologist.
Record last updated on 26/03/2020