Gauging the Use of HCBS Support Waivers for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Profiles of State Supports Waivers. Gauging the Use of HCBS Support Waivers for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Profiles of State Supports Waivers : Table 2


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Service CategoryServices/Activities Associated with Category
Case Management/Service CoordinationHCBS waiver intake, assessment, service planning, and on-going monitoring
Supports of Participant Direction (Support Broker)Assistance to individuals/families who self-direct services. Such assistance may include the development of the person-centered plan, managing individual budgets, recruiting workers and accessing generic services and supports
In-Home ServicesPersonal care/assistance, chore services, companion services, homemaker services
Person Directed Goods and ServicesA service that a state may make available to individuals who self-direct. Coverage permits waiver participants to purchase goods and services that are not specifically covered in a waiver but contribute to meeting the person’s needs for assistance.
Equipment/SuppliesAdaptive equipment, augmentative communication devices, personal emergency response systems (PERS)
Vehicle Repair/ModificationModification of a vehicle to accommodate a person with a physical disability
RespiteRelief to a person’s primary caregiver
Clinical ServicesPhysical therapy, occupational therapy, behavioral interventions, speech and language services and similar services performed by credentialed professionals
Day SupportsServices furnished outside the person’s residence in facility-based settings such as day habilitation centers or in the community to promote community inclusion (e.g., community participation)
Environmental Accessibility AdaptationsHome modifications to accommodate physical disabilities (e.g., ramps, bathroom modifications, etc.)
Health RelatedTypically skilled nursing services
Financial Management ServicesServices furnished to support individuals who directly hire their own workers and/or manage an individual budget
Supported EmploymentServices to assist individuals to secure regular community jobs and support their on-going employment
Family and Caregiver TrainingServices that teach family members/caregivers to perform activities that address one or more dimensions of a person’s disability
TransportationTransportation to community activities and/or other waiver services
OtherServices that do not fall into the foregoing categories (e.g., supported living coaching in Florida)