LANSING | LARC, a nonprofit organization that provides services to people with developmental disabilities, was paid an unannounced visit by the state of Illinois Department of Human Services on Sept. 9 and 10 and received a 100 percent compliance rating, the agency has announced.
A DHS surveyor spent time at the LARC facility reviewing the services the agency provides its clients, records of services to the individual clients, training and personnel files of staff and policies and procedures LARC have developed to guide staff in providing those services. Personal interviews with clients and staff were conducted. A roster of nearly 100 clients and more than 75 staff members was provided where individuals were selected by the surveyor for review.
LARC received a 100 percent compliance with 287 of a possible 287 points.
Once again, LARC management and staff feel validated in the work they do, as the state of Illinois acknowledges to the quality of its services. LARC offers its clients programs with a progressive workshop and four-person, four-bedroom CILAs, Community Integrated Living Arrangements.
For more information regarding LARC and the services LARC provides contact Garry Buell at (708) 474-1540.
LARC provides services to more than 100 developmentally disabled adults through a wide array of programs including developmental training, job placement, supported employment, and community living arrangements.