Expertise in Areas that Promote Health Equity
People with disabilities come to ICS because we have expert staff who can help them achieve goals, improve their quality of life, and be active members in their community. ICS works with members to address their health, mobility and independence. These areas are the foundational pillars needed to stand up true health equity for people with disabilities.
ICS works to remove barriers to care that are all too common for people with disabilities, so each ICS member is able to enjoy the best possible health.
Being able to get around freely and comfortably is essential. ICS staff help ensure members have access to properly fitted mobility supports.
Everyone wants be part of their community. ICS helps members stay engaged and involved, be it through social activities or professional interests.
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“When an On A Roll clinician is working with someone, it’s ‘how can I support you?’ We have to have a give and take relationship,” said Independence Care System (ICS) Senior Vice President, Rehab and Mobility Services Jean Minkel. “Only the person with the lived experience is the ‘expert’ of their lives. We listen to them — we are in partnership with them.”
Members of the Civics League for Disability Rights (CLDR) recently achieved several important victories for CLDR and Independence Care System (ICS) members, including ensuring accessibility to A+D Ointment as a moisture barrier cream and securing additional catheters for members to prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs).
Independence Care System (ICS) continues to pause in-person programming and follow COVID-19 prevention practices to ensure the safety and health of its members. Those precautions are not, however, keeping ICS from launching new, exciting online programs to help keep members connected, educated and engaged.
Independence Care System (ICS) has been recognized as a 2021 Leading Disability Employer by the National Organization on Disability (NOD), a significant honor and the first in the organization’s 20-plus year history.