State Plan Personal Care
State Plan Personal Care of the Home- and Community-Based Services is a Medicaid service that helps some people with their daily living activities at home. A personal care attendant helps the consumer with things like bathing, grooming, getting in and out of bed, toileting, meals, eating and light housekeeping.
To see if you or someone you know might qualify for personal care service or other programs, contact your local county DHS County Office. Your income will be a factor, as well as your physical condition. State plan personal care is available to persons of all ages who qualify financially and medically.
- Assisted Living:
Assisted Living may provide assistance with personal care, medications and ambulation. The center may also provide nursing supervision and information or unscheduled nursing care. The assisted living center cannot provide 24-hour skilled nursing care as is provided in a nursing facility.
- Continuum of Care:
Continuum of Care combines the services of a nursing facility with an assisted living center and/or an adult day care center.
Independent Senior Housing:
This housing option offers various combinations of meal plans, housekeeping, laundry services, recreation and transportation services. No personal care such as bathing assistance is provided. Retirement communities may or may not include assisted living and nursing facility care on the same campus.
- Nursing Facilities:
Nursing Facilities provide 24-hour skilled care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care.
Residential Care Facilities:
This type of facility offers or provides residential accommodations, food service and supportive assistance. A residential care home may provide assistance with meals, dressing, bathing and other personal needs, and it may assist in the administration of medication. However, it cannot provide medical care.
State Plan Personal Care Intake Line: