Started in 1995, the Dawn of Hope Residential Program is designed to provide high quality, caring, individualized services in homes located throughout the community.
Residential Program Highlights
- Supported Living
- Medical Residential Homes
- 24 hour Awake Care in All Homes
- 24 hour Medical/Nursing Services
- Community Activities
- Transportation Services
The Residential Program Supported Living Service provides housing accommodations, 24 hour awake staff, nursing assistance (when applicable), and transportation to individuals residing in these homes.
Homes are located throughout the Tri-Cities area and have a maximum of three residents per home. Dedicated, caring staff assists with all aspects of daily living including cooking, shopping, cleaning, and personal care needs. Within each home staff are provided training on each individual’s personal & dietary needs, first aid, CPR and have been Medication Certified by the State of Tennessee. Homes also have access to management staff and Licensed Practical Nurses 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Community activities are personalized to the individuals’ interests and desires. Visits from family and friends are welcomed and encouraged. A dedicated transportation vehicle is provided at each home for community and personal outings/errands as well as transport service to participate in the Developmental and/or Vocational Programs.
Dawn of Hope currently operates 25 residential homes located throughout Sullivan, Washington, Carter, Unicoi and Greene Counties
Medical Residential Homes
Medical Residential Homes are residences which specialize in health care services and are staffed with a Licensed Practical Nurse 24 hours a day. This service is available with approved waiver funding.
In-Home Day Services
In Home Day Services are available for individuals who are unable to participate in other day programs due to health or aging issues. This service is available with approved waiver funding.
Medical/ Nursing Services
Dawn of Hope employs 2 Registered Nurses and more than 40 LPN’s to provide highly trained, customized care to individuals. Services may include 24 hour health monitoring for O2 administration, enteral tube feedings or other doctor ordered health services, medication management, scheduling physician appointments, and maintaining all medical records. Nursing services are available with approved waiver funding.
For more information on Dawn of Hope’s Residential Program
email Bobbi Love Director of Residential Services
or call (423) 434-5600