As part of the Wyoming Department of Health’s Behavioral Health Division, the Wyoming Life Resource Center (WLRC) is a residential community with therapeutic and medical support services for adults located in Lander.
WLRC provides the least restrictive, most appropriate, most integrated environment possible with informed choice.
Canyons Intermediate Care Facility
- It is licensed as an intermediate care facility for people with disabilities.
- Each person served has an individual plan for training, work, health care and recreation.
- Residences are home for three to nine individuals, providing a comfortable, family-like setting in an accessible neighborhood.
- Independence promoted in life skills, community access, social interaction and leisure activities.
Visions - Acquired Brain Injury Program
The program provides 24-hour care, 365 days a year for adults who have acquired brain injuries.
- Each person served has an individualized plan to address the restoration of skills leading to a more independent lifestyle.
- Independence is promoted in life skills, community access, vocational skills, social interaction and leisure activities.
- The Visions team of brain injury professionals specializes in complex medical, physical and behavioral issues that may be difficult to address by community based programs, family members or at home.
- Residences are home for small groups of individuals with brain injuries, providing a comfortable, personalized, family-like setting in an accessible neighborhood.
Horizons Healthcare Center
An array of health services are offered at WLRC, including both inpatient and outpatient care. Services available to clients on campus are:
The Horizon Healthcare Center Inpatient Unit is used for patients requiring observation or significant medical care.
Rothwell Training Center
The Rothwell Training Center provides a full curriculum of training for caregivers and professionals who provide services to persons with disabilities. Employees of WLRC are trained on site in a comprehensive orientation and ongoing training is offered to employees. Some of the classes are:
- Support of People with Intellectual Disabilities and Brain Injuries
Meal Time Challenges and Nutrition
- Use and Care of Mobility Devices
Abuse/Neglect Reporting Policy
- Infection Control and Health
- Assisting Individuals in Personal Care
CPR and First Aid
- Supporting People with Epilepsy
- Workplace Discrimination