Tapping the Human Spirit

Nestled in the foothills of San Diego’s North County, Mountain Shadows Community Homes – San Diego is comprised of nineteen individually licensed homes for the developmentally disabled–Intermediate Care Facility for the Developmentally Disabled – Habilitative ICF DD/H.

Sixteen homes are situated on five sprawling acres located in Escondido, and the remaining three community-based homes are located in the heart of San Marcos. Each home is designed to foster a family environment to encourage the growth and independence of all of our residents.

The mission of Mountain Shadows Community Homes is to provide the best possible environment for our residents to achieve maximum independence and improved self-esteem through the superior habilitation, training and support systems.

At Mountain Shadows, we truly believe that by enriching the lives of our residents, we enrich ourselves. Our staff inspires residents to go beyond what has been accomplished and take on new challenges. We tap the indomitable human spirit – and transform residents’ accomplishments into mutual fulfillment. At Mountain Shadows Community Homes, our employees often say, “It’s not just a job- it’s a life.”

Highly trained, compassionate professionals provide assistance to our Direct Care Staff in meeting the special needs of our residents in the areas of:

1) Physician and Nursing Services
2) Physical, Occupational, Speech and Recreational Therapies
3) Behavioral Management
4) Nutritional Services

For more information about Mountain Shadows Community Homes, including placement information, please contact:

Tamara Degner
Director of Residential Services / Placement Coordinator
tdegner@mtnshadows.org
Phone: (760) 743-3714

Loving and Nurturing the Human Spirit

Mountain Shadows Community Homes – Riverside has 8 residential homes in Riverside County. Each home is licensed by the California Department of Health Services as an Intermediate Care Facility for the Developmentally Disabled – Nursing (ICF/ DD-N). We provide services for infants, toddlers, adolescents and teenagers.

At Mountain Shadows Community Homes, we strive to provide a loving and nurturing environment that fosters growth and independence to the greatest extent possible for each child. Every child’s program is individualized to best meet all medical, developmental and social needs.

The mission of MSCH is to promote optimal health, development and independence for medically fragile individuals, with or at risk for developmental delays, in homes within the community, through exceptional nursing and supportive services by a nurturing team of professionals.

Mountain Shadows Community Homes provides active treatment for each consumer. Active treatment is an organized effort to maximize each child’s potential. Staff members are trained to provide a quality learning environment directed at developing skills and preventing possible regression. Individual specific service plans include:

1) Physical Therapy
2) Occupational Therapy
3) Speech Therapy
4) Recreational Therapy
5) Community Outreach
6) Nursing Care Plans

We provide exceptional nursing services to ensure all children receive excellent care by educated staff members. Our highly trained staff, consisting of Direct Care Staff, LVN’s, RN’s and on-call physicians, provides tube feedings, ostomy care, oxygen therapy, apnea treatment, daily nursing assessments and medication administration.

For more information about Mountain Shadows Community Homes including placement information please contact:

Olivia Garcia
Placement Coordinator
ogarcia@mtnshadows.org
Phone: 951-795-6366