Community Living Instructors


A Bright Future‘s Community Living Instructors offer personalized services to individuals in order to promote independence. The goal of the Community Living Instructor is to help participants with their Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) so they may thrive in their natural environment.

Community Living Services

Personal Hygiene & Self Care:

  • Bathing
  • Grooming (teeth, hair, skin, nails)
  • Dressing
  • Bowel & bladder incontinence care

Nutrition, Meal Planning & Food Preparation:

  • Purchasing nutritious food from diverse food groups
  • Planning nutritious meals that meets the individual’s needs (including special dietary requests)
  • Preparing meals
  • Assisting with eating to ensure safety (when appropriate)

Household Maintenance:

  • Light housekeeping
  • Laundering clothing (sort, soak, wash, dry, fold)
  • Performing minor household repairs and routine maintenance
  • Safety proofing the home
  • Handling emergencies that may occur (fire, earthquake, evacuations or terrorist event)

Health, Wellness & Medications:

  • Ordering, storing and monitoring medications
  • Assisting in the self-administration of medications
  • Making and transporting participants to preventative and ongoing health maintenance appointments
  • Ordering and monitoring the use of adaptive equipment
  • Assisting the participants in procuring groceries, personal care and household items
  • Picking up health care items (medications, adaptive equipment, etc…)

Social, Leisure, Recreational Activities & Companionship:

  • Assisting participants in getting an appropriate amount of exercise at home and in the community
  • Making sure participants get to social and leisure events in the community
  • Linking participants to preferred social, leisure and recreational activities at home and in the community
  • Movies, bowling, parks, malls, etc…