These are the values established by the stakeholder group to drive the creation of the new Oregon ISP.
Person Centered and Self Determined – as defined by the person receiving support. Empowers the person to maximize their choice and control. Planning considerations include “Important To” and “Important For” the person. Decision making is built upon a person’s strengths, preferences, and needs.
Accessible and understandable by the person receiving supports and their family, guardian, and/or people with whom they choose to share their plan.
Recognizes needed supports for the different stages and transitions through a person’s whole life outside the home, for example, school, employment, activities, retirement, etc.
Recognizes needed supports for the different stages and transitions through a person’s whole life inside the home, for example, living arrangements, relationships (i.e. significant others, marriage), etc.
Reasonably balances rights, risks, and personal choices; Risk is educated and explored within the context of what protects the person and their right to live how they choose.
A living document that is easy to update as support needs and goals change.
Flexible – allows for unique support needs to be identified.
Maximum use of natural supports, resources, and available technology.
Fulfills all state and federal regulations.