The Bridge is opening two new four person homes to serve men and women with acquired brain injury requiring residential support with their physical, medical, and emotional challenges. Each home will be designed and operated the same way. Services will include community integration, and development of social and leisure skills. Hands-on specialized personal care assistance, including transfers and lifting, will also be provided by the direct support professionals. Clinical and nursing supports will be provided on site.
The Bridge provides excellent supervision, as well as various training and advancement opportunities. The Bridge is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides some tuition reimbursement for continuing education.
Residential Counselors provide support, guidance, advocacy, case management, and empowerment to the women served in this community residential setting.
Duties include hygiene (personal care), lifting, assisting with transfers, documentation, assisting with group therapy, transportation, behavioral intervention, role modeling, and recreational activities.