RHA Salem Homes of Florida provides a full continuum of residential options for people with disabilities to live in a safe and healthy environment throughout Florida. Our goal is for people to achieve the highest level of independence at home and in the community. Our interdisciplinary teams work closely with family members and guardians and we encourage involvement in all aspects of their loved one’s lives.
If You Are Interested In Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) Homes In Florida:
Intermediate Care Facilities For Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IDD) is an optional Medicaid benefit that enables states to provide comprehensive and individualized health care and rehabilitation services to individuals to promote their functional placement authorization within 90 days. We often have openings/vacancies please reach out to inquire about services.
In Florida, all Medicaid recipients must initiate the need for services through the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD).
Below are the recommended steps for you:
- Visit Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD).
- Click on your region in the map
- Call the number for your region
- If interested in ICF services, please specify.
RHA Health Services provides a broad range of person-centered and integrated services to people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges. Our mission at Salem Homes is to provide quality supports and services for adults with disabilities and for them to live as independently as possible. Our small 6-bed homes are typical homes in the community. People who live there are encouraged to participate in community activities, shopping, dining out, going to concerts, and attending church or religious services of their choice.
Our Services Include:
- Nursing Services
- Round the clock supervision
- Transportation to appointments
- Day program services
- Work and recreation activities
- Family style nutritious meals with the oversight of a licensed dietician
- Medication management
- Occupational Therapy (OT)
- Physical Therapy (PT)
- Speech Therapy (ST)
- Behavioral Health Services
- *all services provided are included in the daily rate
How Service Needs Are Determined
An interdisciplinary team identifies and determines each person’s needs. That team then designs appropriate services and specialized programs to provide positive outcomes for your loved one.
- Residential managers
- Direct Support Professionals
- Program managers
- Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professionals (QIDP)
- Dietary personnel
- Behavioral analysts
Right to Placement Authorization *
The Agency for Persons with Disabilities is required to ensure that all individuals requesting ICD/IDD placement are authorized for admission to an ICF/IDD within 90 days. Individuals who meet ICF/IDD eligibility criteria have the right to be placed in an ICF/IDD while awaiting approval to receive services under the State Home and Community-Based Services Waiver.
* This program is Medicaid funded.
What Are The Eligibility Criteria For Placement?
An individual must be diagnosed as having an intellectual disability and or having a disorder or syndrome attributable to cerebral palsy, autism, spina bifida, or Prader-Will syndrome and in need of 24-hour supervision, coordination, and integration of health or rehabilitative services.
Florida Locations Map
We are located in Bonita Springs, Ocala, Belleview, Gainesville, Starke, Lake City, Jacksonville, Ormond Beach, Daytona Beach, and Orlando.
For more information on our programs, contact us at one of our locations in Florida.