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Connecticut Department of Developmental Services – Individual and Family Fact Sheet

Fact sheet from the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services which defines abuse and neglect, how to report it, risks of self-directed services, who conducts the investigation and what happens during an investigation.  Individuals are instructed to call his or her case manager or support broker with any questions about abuse or neglect.

Explanation of IDD Services and Supports

This is a brief description of intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD) services and supports provided by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS). Some services and supports have interest lists because they do not have immediate openings available. People who want particular services or supports should add their name to the appropriate interest list as soon as possible. People who are now receiving particular services or supports may add their names to the interest list for other services and supports.

Survey of Government Contractor Sales Expectations 2017-18

This annual survey gives an indication of the current level of confidence among contractors. The 2017 results come at a pivotal time when election year uncertainty has given way to greater confidence in the potential for continued growth in government opportunities. These positive expectations span the range of industries and levels of government. The survey highlights the Government Contractor Confidence Index and the key drivers for growth.

North Carolina’s Community Alternatives Program: Instructional & Technical Guide for Consumer-Direction

From the North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance, this guide provides information related to eligibility, services, and screening for the consumer-directed care program in North Carolina called the Community Alternatives Program (CAP). Included is a history of the CAP program in North Carolina and a description of the five principles of self determination:

  1. Freedom to lead a meaningful life in the community
  2. Authority over the use of public funds
  3. Support to organize resources in ways that are life-enhancing and meaningful
  4. Responsibility
  5. Confirmation of the important leadership role of the individual and his or her family

Also included is a comparison on how CAP Consumer-Direction differs from Traditional CAP in North Carolina.

Possibilities Now!

Person centered planning highlighted in this presentation about changes in support of individuals with I/DD in Hawaii.

Kansas I/DD Medical Assistance Program: Fee-for-Service Provider Manual

The Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Intellectual/Developmentally Disabled Mental Retardation or Other Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) program is designed to meet the needs of beneficiaries who would be institutionalized without these services.

This manual is for the traditional Medicaid fee-for-service program in Kansas. For provider resources available through the KanCare managed care organizations, reference the KanCare website. Contact the specific health plan for managed care assistance.

 

Consumer-Directed Attendant Care (CDAC) Provider Handbook

Guidebook for providers/support, roles, responsibilities and expectations before taking on the role. People may reach a point where they need help to remain in their own home. This may happen because of an accident, a lengthy illness, disability, or aging problems. Fortunately, there is an option for people in this situation in which they can hire someone to help them.

Is the Consumer Choices Option for you?

Questions one might consider before deciding if the consumer choices option is right for them. The Consumer Choices Option is an option that is available under the HCBS waivers. This option will give you control over a targeted amount of Medicaid dollars. You will use these dollars to develop an individual budget plan to meet your needs by directly hiring employees and/or purchasing other goods and services.