What is Respite Care?
Respite Care is planned or emergency temporary care provided to caregivers of a child or adult with special needs.
Respite programs provide planned short-term and time-limited breaks for families and other unpaid care givers of children with a developmental delay and adults with an intellectual disability in order to support and maintain the primary care giving relationship. Respite also provides a positive experience for the person receiving care. Learn more about Respite Care here.
What are Care Suites?
Care Suites is an alternative to nursing home care and is geared for seniors who require higher levels of assisted living and personal care.
What are Adult Day Services?
Adult Day Services are ones that are designed to provide care and companionship for older adults who need assistance or supervision during the day.
What is an Elderly Waiver?
The Elderly Waiver (EW) program is a federal Medicaid waiver program that funds home and community-based services for people age 65 and older who are eligible for Medical Assistance (MA), require the level of care provided in a nursing home, and choose to live in the community. Read more about Elderly Waiver (EW) and Alternative Care (AC) Programs here.
What is the Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI)?
The Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI) Waiver provides funding for home and community-based services for children and adults, who would otherwise require the level of care provided in a nursing facility. Learn more about the Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI) Waiver in the Community-Based Services Manual