The California Health and Human Services Agency manages all public health services provided to Californians. The agency oversees the following departments: Department of Aging Department of Child Support Services Department of Community Services and Development Department of Emergency Medical Services […]
The Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey (SHANJ) outlines the lessons learned when one of its clients (referred to as AD) transitioned into independent living. SHANJ coordinated transportation, utilities, food, and all other aspects of AD’s life with her direct […]
Chapter II of MaineCare’s Benefits Manual discusses Consumer Directed Attendant Services (CDAS) for health care providers. This resource covers purpose, eligibility, and amount of duration for the CDAS in Maine.
From Michigan, the Basic Skills Training Resource Manual can be accessed on the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services web site which provides an overview of the self-determination code of conduct for the state.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
A summary of information for individuals with a disability in Utah is available in this fact sheet compilation on the following agencies: Division of Services for People with Disabilities Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired Choose To […]
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 […]