Respite care at Triangle Cross Ranch is defined as a the temporary residence of a qualified individual for a period of not less than 24 hours and not more than 30 days. All respite Ranchers must meet the same qualifications and complete the same admission requirements as all other applicants, with the exception of the 10-day trial period and the 120-day probationary period.
Triangle Cross Ranch's main mission is to provide housing for adults with developmental disabilities that cannot live independently, in an environment governed by Christ's teachings. We provide supervision or assistance with activities of daily living; coordination of services by outside health care providers; and monitoring of resident activities to help to ensure their health, safety, and well-being. TCR is the only privately funded rural faith-based facility in all of Colorado.
TCR is a working ranch, so our daily schedule includes:
Outdoor chores (feeding livestock, cleaning pens and pastures, tending fowl)
Meal preparation assistance
Daily prayer circle/bible study
Life Skills--instruction on healthy relationships and responsibility
Arts & Crafts
Exercise for both mental & physical health
Private time as well as on-Ranch social activities (‘family’ dinners or games)
Weekly church attendance
Social/recreational outings (zoo, concerts, plays, monthly dinners)
Volunteering in the community
Lion’s Club Summer Camp
Celebration of holidays in ways that glorify God