Right balance of support and independence.
Staff available 24/7.
Effective staff/client ratios.
Staff work with all areas of residents' lives.
Strong relationships and communications between staff and residents.
Creative, realistic and individualized services, and structures for all residents.
Opportunities for family participation and support.
A focus on independent living within a structured program.
Initially, residents will be of similar age, approximately equal number of males and females, and have a similar level of functioning which allows for programming to fit appropriately.