WHO: CCSP assists older and/or functionally disabled consumers, their families, and caregivers in achieving safe, self-reliant lives. Participants must meet the same medical, functional and financial eligibility criteria as for placement in a nursing facility under Medicaid and be approved by a physician.
WHAT: CCSP provides a range of community-based services (see list below) that support consumer choice to remain in the community.
HOW: The Division of Aging Services administers CCSP by contracting with 12 Area Agencies on Aging to regionally manage the program and provide consumer case management.
How to Get Local Help
For information & assistance, eligibility screening, and referral to community services/ resources, contact your regional Area Agency on Aging:
Select a county:
Select a city:
SERVICES (based on the individual’s CCSP Care Plan):
Emergency Response Button (ERS) Button for two-way communication between consumer and a communication control 24/7
Home-Delivered Meals (HDM) May receive service only in addition to another CCSP service.
Skilled Home Health (HDS) After 50 Medicaid Home Health visits; services include skilled nursing, physical, speech & occupational therapy, home health aide, and, medical social services.
Personal Care Assistance (PSS) Provides assistance: light housekeeping, running essential errands, and, basic personal care needs (feeding, dressing, bathing, toileting, and transferring). Respite care for the full time caregiver.
Consumer Direction PSS Option (CD-PSS) Eligible consumer hires and supervises worker(s) of choice; enrolls also in Financial Management Services.
Respite Care (OHRC) Provides caregiver with respite by providing out of home consumer overnight care in an approved facility with 24-hour supervision.
Adult Day Program (ADH) Community-based group day program for functionally or cognitively impaired consumers; provides planned therapeutic activities, personal care services, nursing care, special therapeutic services, dietary services, social work services, and, transportation.
Community Living Homes (ALS) State licensed personal care homes; services include 24-hour supervision, medically-oriented personal care, periodic nursing supervision, and, health-related support services.