The program provides services to support families caring for children and young adults who are medically dependent and to encourage de-institutionalization of children in nursing facilities. DADS employees provide case management services.
MDCP provides services to support families caring for children and young adults who are medically dependent and to encourage de-institutionalization of children in nursing facilities.
∂Respite: Direct care to an individual to provide a caregiver temporary relief from care giving activities when the caregiver would usually perform such activities.
∂Adjunct support services: Specific direct care needed by a person to participate in child care, post-secondary education or independent living during the time the caregiver is at work, attending job training or attending school.
∂Adaptive aids: A device that is needed to treat, rehabilitate, prevent or compensate for a condition that results in a disability or a loss of function and helps a person perform the activities of daily living or control the environment.Adaptive aids are limited to $4,000 per eligibility period.
∂Minor home modifications: A physical change to an individualís residence that is needed to prevent institutionalization or to support the most integrated setting for a person to remain in the community.Minor home modifications are limited to $7,500 during the individualís lifetime and include:
∂Transition Assistance Services: Services that pay for non-recurring, set-up expenses for essential items and services that allow people to transition from a nursing home to the community.
∂Financial Management Services: Services that assist an individual or family with managing funds associated with self-directing respite and adjunct support services through the Consumer Directed Services option.