RRTC: Home and Community-Based Services

  • Our Mission

    The mission of this NIDILRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Center is to develop and test measures that assess home and community-based services with the goal of improving person-centered community living outcomes for people with disabilities who use these services.
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    Rehabilitation Measures Database

    Shirley Ryan Abilitylab's Research Measures Database is a wealth of tools for benchmark clinical measures and outcomes.
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    RRTC: Employment and Disability

    The mission of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Employment for People with Physical Disabilities is to research and promote positive employment outcomes for people with physical disabilities.
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    Our Projects

    Take a look at a few of the projects we work on everyday.

    Selected Publications

    Service-Delivery Competencies in Home and Community-Based Services Needed to Achieve Person-Centered Planning and Practices: A Systematic Review

    Home and community-based services (HCBS) assist people with disabilities and older adults to remain in their homes. Direct support professionals and care managers who facilitate the development of support plans need to employ person-centered approaches to ensure services are tailored to peoples' needs and preferences. The aims were to identify the key competencies needed for delivery of person-centered supports and examine the relationship between HCBS and its' outcomes in the United States. We…

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