INTELLECTUAL & DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Oakwood is an Intermediate Care Facility providing residential services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The facility, located on 200 acres in Somerset, Kentucky opened in 1972. New Vista began management of Oakwood in 2006. Staff provide care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week ensuring each residents services, created by an interdisciplinary team, are fulfilled.
At Oakwood, our mission is to assist individuals in developing skills and interests to reach personal goals and live meaningful and balanced lives. Residents participate in more than 30 enrichment classes offered during the day, are active in a community bowling league, take part in a variety of Special Olympics events with both an indoor pool and gymnasium on the campus. Spring Carnivals, Fall Festivals and Winter Galas are some of the special events held each year. In addition, residents have employment opportunities both on and off campus. Residents create products for and work in our boutique Expressions Tea and Gift and garden center Oak Hill Nursery.
Oakwood Specialty Clinic
The Oakwood Specialty Clinic is a state of the art facility providing the highest quality medical, dental and psychiatric care to individuals with IDD. The doctors and staff are experts in treating persons with IDD and communicating with their families. Services are based on best practices in IDD treatment.
Services offered are: Primary Care, Dentistry, Psychiatry, Cardiology, Neurology, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology, Optometry, Ophthalmology, Audiology, Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Pharmacology Counseling, Nutrition Counseling, Benefits Coordination and Assistance.
To learn more about the Oakwood Specialty Clinic call 606.677.4214 or visit www.oakwoodky.org
Oakwood provides IDD services to the community as well through a mobile crisis team to assist families and agencies across the state. Oakwood partners with advocacy groups, universities and medical specialists. In addition, Oakwood hosts continuing education classes, as well as internships and practicums.
Location – 2441 South Highway 27, Somerset, Kentucky 42501
Phone – 606.677.4068
Fax – 606.678.0872
Website – www.oakwoodky.org