Admissions

Cumberland Hospital - Residential Admissions

The admission criteria for Residential Services include:

  • Ages: 13-22 years of age
  • Diagnosis: Chronic medical illness, brain injury or neurological disorders, co-occurring with behavioral diagnosis
  • IQ: 55 and higher
  • Able to perform activities of daily living (ADLs) independently, requiring verbal cues or minimal physical assistance (reviewed on a case-by-case basis)
  • Able to maneuver in environment
  • Able to communicate verbally or independently with augmentative device
  • Requires only minimal rehabilitative services
  • Requires moderate level of nursing services
  • May have an education or learning disability and emotional disturbance or other health impairment
  • Able to participate daily in 5.5 hours of school

Individuals who do not meet these requirements may be appropriate for other programs offered by Cumberland.