BrightSpring Health Services

Alternative Family Living (AFL) Provider--contract position

Line of Business
ResCare Community Living
Position Type
Pay Min
USD $45,000.00/Yr.
Pay Max
USD $50,000.00/Yr.

Our Company

ResCare Community Living


A Host Home provider is an independent contractor who opens their home and heart to an adult with a development disability. Depending on the individual, supports will likely include support with personal care and hygiene, meal planning and cooking, medications, recreation, and leisure activities in and out of the home, transportation, shopping and more.


  • Receive the Individual into the Provider’s home and to provide the Individual with appropriate daily care, activity, and full-time supervision in accordance with applicable laws, the Individual’s Service Plan and with due regard for the Individual’s emotional, intellectual, physical, and spiritual needs.
  • Prevent any acts of disrespect, abuse, neglect, or exploitation of the Individual receiving services from the Provider and to immediately report any such acts to the company and the applicable state/local agencies.
  • Document the Individual’s progress and unusual events or occurrences. To assist the company in meeting the company’s obligations under state and federal law and regulation, Provider shall complete and submit reports to the company.
  • Arrange and establish routine or emergency medical and dental care for the Individual consistent with the Individual’s Service Plan and with due regard for the Individual’s physical and emotional needs.
  • Provide transportation for the Individual to service appointments and /or community activities, consistent with the Individual’s Service Plan.
  • In the event of serious illness, serious injury, or death, to immediately notify the company’s Clinical Supervisor or appropriate on-call staff as soon as possible and after emergency medical or dental care is obtained for the Individual.
  • Communicate fully, promptly, and regularly with the company about matters affecting the care or placement of the Individual, as provided by state law and regulations and the Independent Contractor Agreement.
  • Maintain all information and records (including logs, notes, etc.) regarding an Individual in a confidential and privileged manner at all times.
  • Complete daily notes/grids-thoroughly
  • Attend ISP, IEP, or BSP meetings monthly or as scheduled
  • Be on time to all meetings, appointments
  • Call with 24 hours-notice if cancelling or rescheduling meetings/visits
  • Help on the job train Relief providers/staff PRIOR to first day of relief
  • Turn in necessary training documentation for compliance (insurance, trainings, etc.)
  • Report new or changed information to QP (such as frequent visitors, family members in home, legal info, medical changes, behavioral changes, etc.)
  • Review new MARS and Physicians Orders with the previous months and making any necessary changes when received from Pharmacy, contact your QP if issues/corrections/changes are needed or for assistance with documenting changes on new MAR
  • Sign off on back of each page of MAR (any provider/staff who administer meds)
  • Sign off on MARS daily
  • Sign off on PRN’s, document results on back of MAR (per each occasion)
  • Fill out specific required forms for annual dental, vision, medical checks and turn into QP
  • Get orders for Adaptive Equipment from necessary physicians (i.e., glasses, hearing aids, breathing machines/treatments, shower/grab bars, walkers/wheelchairs, etc.) and specific diagnoses.
  • Have Physician orders signed by the Primary Physician (yearly with annual)
  • Complete labs as ordered by physician or as requested
  • Have Physician Orders signed by Psychiatric Physician (upon each visit)
  • Any Medical changes need to be updated on the Physician Orders including (Medication changes, Adaptive Equipment, diets, allergies etc.)
  • When labs are completed; follow-up and obtain results from Physician (Psychiatric or Primary)
  • Complete annual visits and follow up requirements (get clarification from doctor if not sure)-Physical, Hearing (Not required unless hearing issues/concerns), Dental, Vision
  • Limited travel
  • All other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Training in the CAP Core Competencies
  • Valid driver’s license, own reliable vehicle, and good driving record
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and written)
  • Comfortable with assisting residents with hygiene and medical routines
  • Outstanding organizational and people skills

About our Line of Business

ResCare Community Living has four decades of experience in the disability services field, providing support to individuals who need assistance with daily living due to an intellectual, developmental or cognitive disability. Our community living services are provided in 27 states with several thousand programs and a comprehensive range of high-quality services, including: Community Living, Adult Host Homes for adults regardless of disability, Behavioral/Mental Health Support, In-home Pharmacy Solutions, Telecare and Remote Support, Supported Employment and Training Programs, and Day programs. For more information, please visit Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Additional Job Information

This is a contracted position.

Salary Range

USD $45,000.00 - $50,000.00 / Year


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