PROGRAMS | Shepherds of IndependenceSome of the fantastic and life changing programs offered by Shepherds of Independence
They are also provided with appropriate referrals for psychological and/or substance abuse services as needed. Shepherds’ staff then assists the residents with transferring their prescriptions to a local pharmacy that accepts Medicare and Medicaid, offers weekly and emergency delivery services, and unit packs the residents’ medication according to dose, time, and date.
In the final stage of admission to the facility, Shepherds’ staff helps the residents establish funding, disability benefits, and guardian or payee services when necessary.
Along with the above stated services, Shepherds meets practical needs such as providing food, medication dispersal, and an around the clock, on-site supervisory staff.
Residents have the chance to join in a Bible study two to three times weekly and/or to attend worship services offered by a visiting minister each Sunday.
Residents can also participate in work programs, as well as becoming active in the social opportunities at the facility. Shepherds offers opportunities to join in resident volunteer programs, social activities, and group meetings on a weekly basis.