Personal Assistance is a support service which provides aid so the client can engage in activities and interactions from which the client would otherwise be limited or excluded because of his disability. The assistance includes: (1) assistance in personal or regular living activities in the client’s home, (2) support in skill development, or (3) support and accompaniment of the client in regular community activities or in specialized treatment, habilitation or rehabilitation service programs.
This service focuses on providing or assisting individuals in homemaking and personal care activities to enable the individual to remain in the least restrictive environment.
Personal Assistance is available to consumers who are not included on the Innovations Waiver. A Person Centered Plan (PCP) is developed by the consumer, guardian, and the Qualified Professional from HomeCare Management Corporation. The Qualified Professional from HomeCare Management Corporation obtains authorization for the types of services provided, the specific interventions to be used, and the number of hours the service is provided.