Ellisville State School provides services for persons residing on the main campus of the program. The ESS campus is Licensed by the Department of Health and organized into three licensed units. Each unit is under the management of a licensed Nursing Home Administrator and provides twenty-four-hour care and supervision to the persons. Persons we serve are provided with professional instruction and assistance in education, personal care, recreation, socialization, and psychological services. Persons are also provided with medical services, including audiology/speech/hearing, dental, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and pharmacology.
Each person has a personalized plan of care formulated through information obtained from members of an interdisciplinary team, including input from parents, family members, and surrogates.”
In addition, recreation programs, special events, and activities are provided to enhance social interaction and develop leisure interests. Worship activities and church services are available to those who wish to participate in religious activities.
MEANINGFUL DAY SERVICES
Ellisville State School has three Meaningful Day programs located on the main campus. The programs are named Bright Envisions, Horizons, and Creative Pathways. The programs offer the person activities that focus on personal enjoyment and fulfillment. Participants can make choices that allow them to spend their day engaged in activities that bring them joy through activities such as arts and crafts, walking, recreational games, gardening, seasonal activities, table games, and movies. The atmosphere at each location is unique, but the goal is the same - to allow the people served to make choices for their personal fulfillment and to bring smiles to their faces.