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1. Payment

You have concerns about paying for rent or the services you need. There are resources that may be able to help even if you already receive some help

*Do not choose this if you are already enrolled in Medical Assistance for home and community services. This option is for people who have not applied for Medical Assistance home and community services and supports through the county.

Find out if you qualify for help to pay for these services.

You applied through the county and are currently receiving help paying for services besides health care through a program called a waiver or the Alternative Care program. These services may include someone who helps you prepare meals, cleans your home, drives you to activites or helps your family
This means the expensenses for rent and/or services are paid for out-of-pocket by you, or another person is paying for you
This is a type of insurance that pays for long-term care services, such as assisted living or home health care. Generally, a family must pay first and then fill out paperwork to be reimbursed
Next Topic: Background information

2. Background information

Do you need any of the following?

The provider has the resources, staff or programming to provide specialized care to certain populations
This is the first or preferred language of the person receiving services, other than English
These are awards issued by professional associations to providers who excel in quality service
Next Topic: Care Needs of the Person Receiving Services

3. Care Needs of the Person Receiving Services

Do you have any of the following?

The days and times that building services are available at the assisted living. Note that the hours of the home care provider may be different from those of the assisted living
The days and times that a nurse or nursing staff are available. This includes both trained and unlicensed staff working under a registered nurse(such as a certified nursing assistant or orderly) working under a registered nurse.
The kind of medical service needed
The care needs related persons with memory issues or a demenita-related illness
The care needs related persons with memory issues or a demenita-related illness
The provider has the resources, staff or programming to provide care to persons with a specific cognitive need
The provider has the resources, staff or programming to provide care to persons with a specific phyiscal need
Assistance in dressing, grooming, etc., provided to persons who are unable to care for themselves
These are day to day tasks which a person may need help with
These are features which make the building more accessible for someone who uses a bariatric wheelchair, cane, scooter, walker, wheelchair, walker or needs an elevator to move from floor to floor.
These are features which make the housing unit or apartment more accessible for someone who uses a bariatric wheelchair, cane, scooter, walker, wheelchair, walker or needs an elevator to move from floor to floor.
Preferred cuisine or foods choices based preference or religious obligation. Options are may be based on a medical or nutritional need.
Preferred cuisine or foods choices based preference or religious obligation. Options are not based on a medical need.
Which meals are served, and when beverages are available
The way diners are served their meals
Next Topic: Building Features and Amenities

4. Building Features and Amenities

Do you want to choose any of the following?

This includes features such as security systems, secuirty guards and keyed entries. Also includes safety features like sprinkler systems and smoke detectors
The type of apartment or room
An individual club, society, fraternal, religious or charitable organization the provider is connected with
Options in the building such as different kinds of social activities, shared kitchen and laundry, and internet
Options for the apartment or living space such as kitchen, in-unit laundry and air conditioning
Options for acitvities, social gatherings and help with resources in the community
The provider makes helps with getting people from place to place, is located near a bus or train line, or offers training to help with using public transportation
The type of pets a person is allowed to have in the building. Providers may require residents to care for their own pet, or may offer services to help care for a pet
Next Topic: Location

5. Desired Location