Our Mission, Vision & Philosophy
Marklund makes everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities.
A happy, safe, purpose-filled life for every individual with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Our Philosophy of Care:
At Marklund it is our goal to help each individual rise above their limitations, reach their highest potential and live as full a life as possible.
Our Values & Beliefs:
Dignity: We respect each person’s individuality and encourage self-esteem.
Compassion: We seek to understand, comfort, and then act in the best interests of each individual.
Accountability: We expect every team member to assume ownership and take initiative when needed.
Community: A vital part of everyday life is participating in, drawing support from and contributing to the community.
Teamwork: Fulfillment of our mission is achieved through the commitment, communication and coordination of dedicated staff, volunteers, families, and supporting organizations.
Our Operating Principles:
Intelligent Loving Care: We support individuals in reaching their greatest potential with a smart, compassionate, creative and encouraging philosophy.
Supported Independence: We ensure that each individual enjoys maximum freedom of movement, thought and expression.
Well-Run Facilities: We strive to ensure our buildings are always clean and well-maintained, with up-to-date equipment, and that our residences feel like home.
Comprehensive Health Care: We provide a broad spectrum of professional care, and seek additional support as necessary.
Financial Sustainability: We operate to secure sufficient financial resources for today and future generations.