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A LIFETIME OF CARING - ADMISSIONS

Open Arms Care is an Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) provider licensed in the in the state of Tennessee, which receives funding through TennCare. We serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who require long term service supports (LTSS) in a residential setting where it would most benefit their personal development or where they can no longer be safely or financially supported in their family homes. We serve clients diagnosed with an Intellectual Disability, Downs Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, spina bifida, etc. There is no cost to admit someone to Open Arms Care, however they must meet the criteria to be enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program.

The  eligibility criteria for obtaining ICF services includes:

  • Initial diagnosis of an intellectual disability before the age of eighteen (18)

  • An IQ of 70 or less, as determined by a recent standardized intelligence exam (we can help with this)

Placement is determined on a case by case basis to best match the incoming client with the other clients in the home. We consider age, individual supports, social skills, medical needs, etc. in locating the best fit.

MAKING A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE

We celebrate and honor the dignity of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For more than twenty-five years Open Arms Care has provided the individuals in our care with opportunities to develop to the maximum of their ability, to live their best life now. 

Services

Open Arms Care

Alternative Program

Residential 24 hour per day, supported by awake staff

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All of our homes meet strict ICF standards of TN Department of Health

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All Clients are served based upon an Individual Service Plan (ISP)

(based on assessments by professionals with parent/conservator participation)

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Nursing service assigned to each home, inc. physical health oversight

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Medication is administered by licensed nurses, not lay people

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Client case management is provided in house, by degreed professionals

(not contracted out)

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Clients have Day Program Services available

(5 days per week)

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Handicap accessible Transportation provided by OAC owned vehicles

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Family activities and meetings

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Vocational services

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