The Caregiver’s Way

Caregivers for Independence

  • It is our policy to create an environment which is responsible to our employees, the individuals we serve and conforms to their needs.
  • We strive to fulfill our name by providing the best possible care and preparing individuals to live independently.
  • We make it our policy to identify and remedy problems.
  • It is our objective to never lose a single employee or individual whom we serve.
  • Provide quality service to individuals whom we serve, to meet their everyday needs with trained staff, with personalities compatible with the individual.
  • Enable individuals whom we serve to live and work in the community with the same degree of responsibility as others.
  • Assurance that all standards from the state are met and carried out on a daily basis.
  • Provide support and services that require integrity, compassion and respect for individual differences and choices.
  • Respect the privacy and rights of the individuals whom we serve.
  • Advocate for the standards that promote outcomes of quality for people.
  • Focus on continuous training for staff to promote and maintain the same quality of service.
  • Promote independence for individuals by teaching skills that will be useful in day-to-day life.
  • We require appropriate professional attitudes from our employees when working with individuals whom we serve.
  • Quality control includes careful audits of paperwork and services outlined in the ISP of each each individual whom we serve.
  • Provide special training for staff for medical administration. Each employee must meet the requirements to be certified in order to be employed by CFI.

Caregivers for Independence Will:

  • Provide support and service as a public trust that requires integrity, compassion, and respect for individual differences and choices;
  • Provide support and service designed to meet the needs of the individual with emphasis on promoting choice, self-determination, community inclusion, growth and development;
  • Respect the privacy of persons served and protect the right of confidentiality;
  • Give preference to professional responsibility over any personal interests;
  • Advocate for standards that promote outcomes of quality for people;
  • Contribute ideas, findings, concepts, understanding, knowledge and practice to the body of community support; and develop continuing education and expand knowledge of the leading practices in providing support and service in the field of disabilities;
  • Encourage and advocate for the protection of the individual and the community against unethical and/or illegal practices or actions by other individuals or organizations engaged in providing support;
  • Not discriminate because of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or national ancestry, and shall work to eliminate or prevent such discrimination in providing support;
  • Promote inclusion and equitable treatment of all people, including those receiving support, staff, friends, families and the public;
  • Serve as a responsible steward for public and private funds; and
  • Be accountable for statements made with respect to individuals with disabilities and distinguish clearly, where appropriate, statements and actions made as an individual.