What is Protective Supervision?

What is Protective Supervision? Simply put, Protective Supervision is an IHSS service for people who need to be observed 24 hours a day to protect them from injury. The person eligible for Protective Supervision must have a “mental illness” or “mental impairment” that impairs their judgement, memory and orientation. For example, a parent (Provider) has an autistic child that is constantly engaging in dangerous activities or unknowingly harms them self….

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Get Protective Supervision

Earn an income while providing care for your mentally impaired/non self-directing child. Raising a developmentally disabled child can take a toll on parents physically, emotionally and financially. However, obtaining a benefit known as Protective Supervision can significantly lessen this burden. Protective Supervision makes it possible for the parent of a mentally impaired/non self-directing child to leave full-time employment (or bar themselves from full-time employment) in order to provide care for…

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