Forensic Apartments

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Services Provided
  1. Offers 24 hour/7 day a week monitoring
  2. Allows choice and flexibility for individuals served
  3. Promotes the development of employment and educational
  4. Enables our residents to graduate from our semi-independent group living programs to fully independent community living 
Criteria for Admission
  1. Has a plan outlining appropriate daytime activities outside the CIH, including a day program, scholastic activities, and a work training program, steady volunteer work or income-earning employment.
  2. Is Low risk for AWOL
  3. Is Low risk for VIOLENCE
  4. Demonstrates willingness to comply with his/her Conditional Release Plan (NGRIs) or conditions of bond (ISTs).
  5. Demonstrates willingness to comply with the rules of the CIH (e.g. chores, sharing & loaning, diet orders & restrictions as ordered by the physician, medication compliance, etc.)
  6. Capable of fully independent self-administration of medication
  7. Able to perform independently blood sugar reading using his/her diabetic monitoring machine
  8. Is able to complete household chores (e.g. vacuuming, cooking with staff oversight, cleaning bathroom, assisting with outdoor tasks, etc.) to ensure required sanitary conditions.
  9. Does not require assistance with ambulating.
  10. Active symptoms do not preclude them from participating in social events (movies, park, fairs, restaurants, etc.)
Referral Key Points
  1. Does the applicant understand that the anticipated length of stay is between 1-1.5 years.
  2. Does the applicant have a Court Order for discharge?
  3. Does the applicant have a Court Order for overnight visits?
Supporting Documentation for Referral
  1. Referral/Admission Form
  2. Forensic Director Signature
  3. Able to demonstrate independent living skills (cook, laundry, clean, etc.)
  4. Express a willingness to work with support staff
  5. Low risk for elopement
  6. Providers requested assessments
  7. Social Security contacted & Protective Filing Date established
  8. Community provider and Outpatient  Forensic staff to coordinate appropriate community services prior to court order request