Home and Community Based Waiver-Elderly, Blind and Disabled Persons
Government program assists low-income adults who require nursing level of care remain in the community by helping to pay for home and community based services including:
– Adult day care
– Personal emergency response system
– Home modifications
– In-home support services (IHSS)
– Non-medical transportation
– Personal care
Also, assists residents of nursing homes return to the community, if they are able to do so safely, by managing the transition and providing the appropriate community based services.
*Consumer Directed Attendant Support (CDAS) is an option of the Home and Community Based Waiver program which allows care receivers to choose and hire their own service provider including a relative or friend to provide the care they need.