HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE /
MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAM

 Home and Community Care Programs provide eligible seniors with innovative options to help them remain in the community and avoid premature institutionalization. Based on eligibility, Home and Community Care Medicaid WaiverPrograms may provide home health aide services, adult day services, Meals on Wheels, Senior Companion, personal emergency alert systems, minor home modifications, minor assistive devices, or assisted living services. For Home and Community Care Medicaid Waiver Programs, a person must be a Rhode Island resident 65 or older, be eligible for Medical Assistance (Medicaid), unable to leave home without considerable assistance, and need help with the tasks of daily living.

 

HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE /
CO-PAY PROGRAM

 For persons who meet the guidelines for the Rhode Island Home and Community Care Co-Pay Program, services are provided at a reduced rate. Co-payment amounts are determined by the client’s income level.

DEA works with a network of regional case management agencies to develop care plans to help seniors remain in the least restrictive and safe environment. To be eligible for the Co-Pay Program, a person must be a Rhode Island resident age 65 or older, be ineligible for Medicaid, unable to leave home without considerable assistance, and need help with the tasks of daily living.

Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs:

462-0570…….462-0740 (TTY)…….www.dea.ri.gov

THE POINT:

462-4444…….462-4445(TTY)…….wwwThePointRI.org

HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE PROGRAMS

 The Program for the All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE), 225 Chapman Street, Providence, RI 02905,providesindividuals with alternatives to nursing home care. To be eligible for PACE, a person must be 55 or older and qualify for nursing home care. To enroll in PACE, the client must agree to get their care from a network of doctors and providers who participate in the program. PACE coordinates all care to meet the daily needs of the client with a team of caregivers that includes social workers, nurses, and other professional staff. PACE is also a licensed adult day service program.

490-6566…….www.pace-ri.org

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