A. Consumers must be Medicaid eligible;
B. 65 years or older, or under 65 with a physical disability; and
C. Meet Nursing Home level of care.
Home & Community-Based Services is a dynamic program that enables older adults and persons with disabilities to live fully integrated lives within their own communities. Social Work Case Managers and Registered Nurses work closely with consumers using a strengths-based model to design individualized service plans.
- Case Management
- Social Outings & Supervision
- Respite Care
- Personal Emergency Response System
- Private Duty Nursing
- Delivered Meals/Supplements
- Home & Vehicle Modifications
- Life Coaches
- Assisted Living
- Pain & Symptom Management
- Adaptive Recreational Therapy
- Senior Companions
- Specialized Medical Equipment & Supplies
The following Home & Community-Based Services are available:
Case Management: Assistance provided to persons in gaining access to needed social, medical, vocational/educational services, and supports.
Social Outings & Supervision: Services include supervision for health and safety reasons, socialization, escort, and non-medical transportation. Specially trained attendants are available for those with extensive needs.
Homemakers: Help with the tasks necessary to maintain and operate a home. This may include general housekeeping, laundry, shopping, and meal preparation.
Respite Care: Temporary institutional care of a dependent elderly, ill, or handicapped person, providing relief for their usual caregivers.
Personal Emergency Response System: A medical alarm system designed to signal the presence of a hazard requiring urgent attention and to summon emergency medical personnel.
Private Duty Nursing: One-on-one nursing care is available to individual consumers. Care can be provided in the home, hospital, or a nursing/assisted living facility.
Delivered Meals/Supplements: Home delivered meals are available, including nutritional supplements ordered by your physician.
Transportation: Travel by common carrier or personal vehicle for non-medical outings.
Home & Vehicle Modifications: Physical adaptations to the home or personal vehicle, which ensure the health, welfare, and safety of the consumer.
Life Coaches: Individuals who provide information to consumers on matters having to do with careers or personal challenges.
Assisted Living: A supported living setting for elderly or disabled individuals that offers nursing care, housekeeping, and prepared meals as needed.
Pain & Symptom Management: Traditional and non-traditional methods of pain management such as acupuncture or massage therapy.
Adaptive Recreational Therapy: A form of therapy that uses leisure modalities to increase functional independence, reduce barriers related to recreation, and improve the overall quality of life for individuals living with disabilities.
Senior Companions: Provide homemaking, personal care, social, and business services for people who are elderly, disabled, or recovering from illness.
Specialized Medical Equipment & Supplies Include medical equipment and supplies that enable consumers to increase their ability to perform activities of daily living.