The values and principles of the Personal Outcome Measures® provide a framework for supporting Direct Support Professionals. Managers and organizations can use the Rule of Seven as a guide to sustaining Direct Support Professionals.
Most people agree that an effective quality improvement effort requires a combination of leadership, commitment, and belief in the possibility of change. The difficulty is how to design an approach that is simple, clear, and consistent while leaving room for creativity.
Enabling people to make choices requires forming a relationship with each person and making a commitment to providing opportunities for them to make choices and learn from their experience.
Service coordination attempts to unify the pattern of services and supports that are provided to individuals with disabilities.