Services that help with difficulties in performing activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, nail care and grooming, shopping and cleaning, and with other activities that require semi-skilled or skilled hands on care. Personal Care Assistants (PCAs) typically provide these services in Your home.
An in-home assessment will be conducted by a state certified assessor. Your care needs will then be reviewed by trained nurses who will determine the level of care You need in order to remain living where You choose. Once the assessment process is completed. Consumer Care Network staff will work will work with You in selecting a PCA that can provide Your service needs as outlined on Your service plan, called a PCAT.
You will be responsible to select, hire and fire a personal care assistant. You decide the best person to provide Your personal care services. You personally direct the training and education of Your personal care assistant to satisfy Your needs. Consumer Care Network will act as the fiscal agent to provide administrative support such as payroll and Medicaid billing
Home care services are provided statewide in Alaska through the Personal Care Assistant Program.
These services enable functionally disabled and handicapped Alaskans of all ages and frail elderly Alaskans to live in their own home or community, instead of being placed in a more-costly and restrictive long-term care institution.
Consumer-Directed PCA Program
This model allows each consumer to manage His or Her own care by selecting, hiring, firing and supervising their own PCA.
Consumer Care Network provides administrative support and training to the consumer and the PCA.
In Home and Supported Living Services
Supports the Parent / Guardian to care for the children with Complex Medical Conditions and or individuals with Developmental Disabilities, with all their activities of daily living.
Day Habilitation Services
Supports the Parent / Guardian to care for the children with Complex Medical Conditions and or individuals with Developmental Disabilities, with all their Instrumental Activities of Daily Living activities outside of the home environment.
Respite services are provided to give family members or other unpaid primary care provider’s relief from their care responsibilities of elders or individuals with disabilities.
Trained care providers who can provide companionship, engage in recreational activities or simply provide support so primary car providers can participate in other activities provides the respite services.
Respite services are a Medicaid Waiver service, which must be written into the annual Medicaid Waiver Plan of care by a consumer’s care coordinator. Respite services can be provided on an hourly or daily basis.
Chore services are provided so that consumers can live in a clean and safe environment in order to stay healthier longer.
Chores workers can clean, shop, run errands and
ensure that the consumer’s home is kept free of potential safety hazards.