Available Services

Adult Daily Living Services
Provide assistance with personal care, social, nutritional, health and educational needs. These services are provided through a planned program of social, educational, recreational, therapeutic, rehabilitative and developmental activities.

Community Transition Services
Assistance for individuals making the transition from an institution to their own home, apartment or family/friend living arrangement. The funds may be used to pay expenses to establish living arrangements and to move to the new location.

Companion Services
Non-medical care, supervision and socialization, provided to a functionally-impaired adult in the home. Companions assist with meal preparation, laundry and shopping. Companion services do not provide medical care. Providers may also perform light housekeeping tasks which are incidental to the care and supervision of the consumer. This service is necessary to prevent institutionalization.

Counseling Services
Counseling topics include:
  • Problem-solving and coping skills
  • Nutrition education, counseling and/or diet instruction
  • Alcoholism
  • Drug dependency
  • Individual/marital/family stress
  • Family problems including situations of abuse or neglect
  • Detection and treatment of depression and other mental health conditions
Environmental Modifications
Physical adaptations to the home required by the recipient’s plan of care that are necessary to ensure the health, welfare and safety of the individual, and to provide greater independence in the home, without which the recipient would require institutionalization.

  • Installation of ramps and grab-bars
  • Widening of doorways
  • Modification of bathroom facilities
  • Installation of systems necessary to accommodate medical equipment and supplies
All services shall be provided in accordance with applicable state or local building codes.

Financial Management Services
Includes routine financial transactions for consumers unable to conduct their day-to-day affairs without some assistance - e.g., paying bills and checkbook balancing.

Home Delivered Meals
Consists of 1 nutritionally balanced meal per day, 5 days per week. Meals are delivered to homebound residents Monday through Friday around lunchtime.

Home Health Services
Include home health aide services, nursing care (skilled and private duty), occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy and respiratory therapy to enable the individual to remain in the community.

Home Support Services
Activities are labor-intensive maintenance, cleaning and home management provided to ensure a safe and sanitary environment. Home Support activities do not include hands-on care related to a consumer’s personal hygiene or functional activities of daily living.

Non-Medical Transportation Services
Enables participants to gain access to services and other community activities and resources as specified in the service plan. Services may include transportation fees . Monthly transportation costs are capped. Whenever possible, family, neighbors, friends or community agencies should be used first.

Participant-Directed Goods and Services
Participants can select, hire, manage, and dismiss their own worker to perform Activities of Daily Living (ADL) such as bathing, dressing, eating and toileting and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) such as meal preparation, housework and laundry.

Participant-Directed Community Supports
Participants are permitted to purchase service, equipment or supplies to address their personal care needs.

Personal Assistance Services

In-home personal care and other approved support activities for consumers with functional disabilities who need assistance to accomplish daily living tasks. Primarily, the consumer if physically able, or family/friends, if available, would carry out these activities.

Personal Care Services
Includes assistance with eating, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, and other activities of daily living. May include assistance with preparation of meals, but does not include the cost of the meals. When specified in the plan of care, this service may also include such housekeeping chores as bed making, dusting and vacuuming, which are essential to the health and welfare of the consumer. Personal care providers must meet State standards for this service

Personal Emergency Response System
An electronic device that enables participants to reach help in an emergency. The system is connected to the person’s phone and programmed to signal a response center once a “help” button is activated. The individual may also wear a portable “help” button to allow for mobility. The response center is staffed by trained professionals 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Installation and maintenance are included.

Respite Services
Provided to individuals unable to care for themselves on a short-term basis. Care will be provided in a recipient’s home, place of residence, or a facility approved by the State, such as a hospital or nursing facility that is not a private residence.

Specialized Medical Equipment and Supplies
Include devices, controls, or appliances, that enable recipients to increase their daily living activities. Also includes items necessary for life support, ancillary supplies and equipment necessary to the proper functioning of such items, and durable and non-durable medical equipment..

TeleCare
TeleCare employs technology to empower people with chronic conditions to remain independent. Telecare Services use wireless technology or a phone line to monitor and collect health related data such as pulse and blood pressure, to track participants' daily routines and activities and to dispense and monitor medication compliance.