Provide assistance and support for persons with disabilities, living independently in the community. Examples of activities covered may include Dressing, Grooming, Eating, Toileting, Assistance with cooking, Assistance with paying bills, Assistance with scheduling medical appointments, Accompanying medical appointments, participating in the community, Observe and provide redirections to the member for episodes of behavior needing redirection.
Our non-medical, personal home care aide, visits our clients in their homes as often as is necessary; for short visits or 24-hour a day duty companion. They provide emotional support, caregiver assistance, light housekeeping, and companionship to help the elderly and seniors function independently in their own home environments.
We feature the following services:
- Help with bathing & showering
- Assistance with hygiene
- Hair styling
- Assistance in & out of bed
- Help with dressing
- Incontinence care
- Medication reminders
- Light exercise assistance
- Help climbing steps
- Meal planning and preparation
- Monitor diet & eating habits
- Hydration reminders
- Safety supervision
- Family respite care
- Hospice client assistance
To be eligible for PCA, a person must:
- Live in the community and not a facility, such as a hospital or nursing home.
- Be able to direct care or have a representative who can direct care on their behalf.
- Be enrolled in one of Minnesota’s health care programs (Medical Assistance, MA waiver/Alternative Care). Some people on Minnesota Care are also eligible.
- Have an assessment that determines they are eligible.
The person’s county, tribal nation or managed care organization conducts the assessment.
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