OBRA Specialized Services (OBSS)

OBRA Specialized Services provides integrated community-based supports while the individual resides in a nursing facility as required by the Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1987 (OBRA). Supports and services are similar to State SLS.

To be eligible for services, adults in this program…

  1. Are eighteen (18) years of age or older
  2. Have residency in the State of Colorado
  3. Have been determined to have an intellectual or developmental disability pursuant to the procedures set forth in the Colorado Code of Regulations
  4. Residing in a nursing facility

Services & Supports

Individuals enrolled in OBSS can access some of the same services available under State SLS, including:

  • Assistive Technology
  • Behavioral Services
  • Day Programming
  • Dental
  • Hippotherapy
  • Home Accessibility Adaptations
  • Home Delivered Meals
  • Homemaker
  • Life Skills Training
  • Massage Therapy
  • Mentorship
  • Movement Therapy
  • Peer Mentorship
  • Personal Care Services
  • Personal Emergency Response
  • Prevocational Services
  • Recreational Facility Fees/Passes
  • Respite
  • Specialized Medical Equipment/Supplies
  • Supported Employment/Job Coaching
  • Transition Services
  • Transportation
  • Vehicle Modifications
  • Vision

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