Roads to Freedom - Attendant Care Program (ACP) - Medical Assistance Waiver
Roads to Freedom - Home and Community Based Waiver Program
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PA 2-1-1 North East
Description of Service
The Attendant Care Program (AC) Waiver is for consumers determined to need nursing facility services, but who choose to remain in their own home with the assistance of attendants. Local County Assistance Offices assess those who wish to qualify under the Medical Assistance (MA) Waiver to determine whether they meet the guidelines for financial resources.
Services offered include:
Personal Assistance Services such as bathing, transferring cooking, cleaning, and shopping
Service Coordination by a coordinator who serves as the consumer's "go to" person
Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS units)
Financial Management Services (FMS) who manage the payroll for attendants, workers' compensation, taxes for attendants, and most items dealing with the financial issues involved with this program