Admissions Criteria

Country Breeze Farm serves individuals with a wide range and degree of developmental disabilities that include (but are not limited to) Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Down syndrome, Fragile X syndrome and Developmental Delay from known and unknown causes.  Country Breeze Farm is a holistic community with heart that empowers persons with intellectual disabilities to live to their fullest potential with dignity and purpose. We provide exceptional housing, life-enriching programs, and loving, comprehensive care in a safe, vibrant, inclusive farm-style community. We strive to serve each resident and day client, called Farmers, and manage their medical conditions and health requirements as is reasonable within the context of our onsite resources and those of our local community. 

The following criteria are offered to help you determine whether Country Breeze Farm can meet the needs of your loved one with excellence.  A successful Farmer candidate must:

  

  • Be 18 years of age or older (admission process may begin earlier). 

  • Have a primary diagnosis of developmental disability or cognitive challenge. 

  • Have medical conditions that are manageable in the context of our healthcare resources.   

  • Be able to cover the cost of care. 

  • Be accepting of supervision. 

  • Be able to ambulate and/or transfer independently. 

  • Be free of impulse to take flight or run away. 

  • Be free of communicable diseases. 

  • Be free from patterns of aggression or abuse toward self and others. 

  • Be capable of most self-care and activities of daily living with prompting (e.g. eating, brushing teeth, dressing, toileting, independent bathing/showering, etc.), or allow a same-sex aid to assist them with these functions.

  • Be able to live successfully in a community with others. 

  • Be able to meaningfully engage in programs and activities to the extent of his/her ability or allow a same-sex aid to assist them without resistance. 

 

If you determine that our program may meet your needs, please complete and submit the Admissions Inquiry Form.