Adult Day Services consist of meaningful daytime activities that maximize or maintain skills and abilities; keep participants engaged in their environment and community through optimal care and support; actively stimulate, encourage, develop, and maintain personal skills; introduce new leisure pursuits; establish new relationships; improve or maintain flexibility, mobility and strength; or build on previously learned skills. Adult Day Services provide active, person-centered supports which foster independence as identified in the individual's IPC.
Community living Services are individually-tailored supports that assist the participant with the acquisition, retention, or improvement of skills related to living in the community. These supports include adaptive skill development, assistance with activities of daily living including medication assistance, light housekeeping, community inclusion, transportation, adult educational supports, and social and leisure skill development that assist the participant to reside in the most integrated setting appropriate for their needs.
Community support services offer assistance with acquisition, retention, or improvement in self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills. Services include activities designed to keep participants engaged in their environment, develop and maintain relationships, and build on previously learned skills. Services shall be furnished consistent with the participant’s IPC, and include full access to the community to the same degree as community members who do not receive Medicaid home and community based services. Adult educational supports are an approved activity of this service.
The outcome of using employment services is to help a participant find and maintain a job that meets personal and career goals. Supported employment services offer a variety of supports to assist a participant age 18 or older who, because of their disability, needs intensive support to find and maintain self-employment or a job in a competitive, integrated work setting for which a participant is compensated at or above the minimum wage, but not less than the customary wage and level of benefits paid by the employer for the same or similar work performed by an individual without a disability.
Individual habilitation training is a specialized 1:1 intensive training service to assist a participant with the acquisition or improvement in skills not yet mastered that will lead to more independence and a higher level of functioning. Individual habilitation training services are available for participants who live with unpaid caregivers or who need less than 24-hour paid supervision and support. Individuals Habilitation Training is available to persons aged 0-20.
Case management is a required service to assist participants in gaining access to needed waiver and other Medicaid State Plan services, as well as medical, social, educational and other services, regardless of the funding source.