New River Cottage
The New River Cottage, Inc. is an Intermediate Care Facility operated by New River Cottage Board of Directors, a non-profit corporation. The Group Home provides interim residential placement for five adults who are substantially mentally retarded.
The New River Cottage, Inc. is located at 82 Davis Lane in Sparta, NC and primarily serves Alleghany County.
Every human being has the inherent right to enhance their development and maximize their achievement of self-determination and autonomy. The Group Home is one opportunity available to adults who are developmentally disabled, to enable them to becoming free-thinking, self-sufficient members of society.
Purpose & Goal
The purpose of the New River Cottage, Inc. ICF/MR is to provide and environment necessary for the highest quality of living for human beings.
Residents will be involved in an Active Treatment Plan which contributes to growth and development. These plans will be implemented in the least restrictive environment and as normally as possible.
The goals of the New River Cottage, Inc. ICF/MR Group Home are to provide specialized services and encourage the individual resident to develop skills enabling him/her to become more self-sufficient, independent and to maximize social acceptance.
In an effort to achieve these goals the following services are available for each resident as needs are identified:
Medical and nursing care,
Physical and occupation therapy,
Speech, Language and Hearing,
Social Work, Recreational,
Educational and Vocational,
Programs and Services
The New River Cottage, Inc. ICF/MR Group Home views individuals with mentally and physically handicapping conditions as people having potential for further growth and development of intellectual and adaptive skills. To meet the special individualized needs of the residents, an Interdisciplinary Team, made-up of Specialized Consultants, develops an active treatment plan for each resident. The individual needs may be met through community resources and through day treatment services. The following services are available as needs are assessed:
Medical and nursing,
Physical and Occupational Therapy,
Psychological, speech, language, hearing,
Recreational, educational/vocational and nutritional services.
Direct care staff are trained to implement the Individualized Program Plan (IPP) in the least restrictive environments and as normally as possible.
Parents/Guardians and residents are urged to become involved in both the development and implementation of the plan.
Services are provided to residents without regard to race, color, creed, religion or national origin.