Programs and Services for People with Disabilities
Program and Service Options for People with Disabilities
Community Alternative Care Waiver (CAC)
The Community Alternative Care Waiver is designed to support chronically ill children and adults, who would otherwise require hospital-level of care, by providing supports and services that will help them live successfully in the community.
The Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI) is a home and community-based waiver that provides funding for persons under the age of 65, with a certified disability, on Medical Assistance, meets the nursing facility-level of care criteria, and needs supports and service that will help them avoid or delay institutional living.
The Developmental Disability Waiver provides funding for home and community-based services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Waiver service may be provided in a person’s home, in a relative’s home, or in a foster care home.
Personal Care Assistance Program (PCA)
The Personal Care Assistance (PCA) Program provides services to people who need help with day-to-day activities to allow them be more independent in their own homes. A personal care assistant (PCA) is trained to help with basic daily routines. A PCA may be able to help you if you have a physical, emotional, or mental disability, a chronic illness or an injury.
Home Care Services provides medical and health-related services and assistance with day-to-day activities to people in their home. It can be used to provide short-term care for people moving from a hospital or nursing home back to their home, or it can also be used to provide continuing care to people with ongoing needs.
Brain Injury Waiver (BI)
The Brain Injury (BI) Waiver provides funding for home and community-based services for certified disabled individual, under the age of 65, with an acquired brain injury, on Medical Assistance, and who require community support in order to avoid or delay nursing facility or neurobehavioral hospital placement.