DSLC Services Transitions & Diversions
Are you or someone you know exiting a nursing home, skilled nursing facility, mental health hospital or other institutional setting. Do you need to support to return to community living? DSLC provides comprehensive person-centered planning, short-term service coordination, and on occasion provide needed equipment or supplies.
If you need assistance transitioning back into the community.
DSLC can support you in many ways. Transitions may be used to assist with a consumer's transition from a more restricted setting, such as an emergency shelter, temporary housing, or hospitals, into the community setting of their choice.
Examples of more restrictive settings include:
- Licensed skilled nursing facility
- Intermediate care facility for the developmentally disabled
- State Hospital for the Mentally Ill
- Developmental Center
- Rehabilitation hospital
- California Veterans Home
- Group home
- Acute Care Hospital
Youth Transition may be used to transition youth from parent's home, foster care into a community setting of their own choice.
Diversion services are when an individual is at-risk of going into an institutional setting and needs assistance with activities of daily living.
Examples of diversion situations:
- Has been hospitalized
- Has been displaced by a disaster
- Is in an emergency shelter
- Is in temporary housing
- Is living in a homeless shelter
- Is homeless
- Is at imminent risk of entering an institution