Targeted Case Management (TCM)
TCM is provided by a licensed individual or agency that assists the person and support network to identify, develop, select, obtain, coordinate, utilize and monitor paid services and natural supports to enhance the person’s independence, integration, productivity and community inclusion consistent with the person’s needs and lifestyle preferences as outlined in the person-centered support plan.
HCBS I/DD Waiver Services:
Day Supports are typically provided outside the home, by an agency licensed by the State, and for adults ages 18+ who are no longer eligible for school services. Activities promote independence, productivity, integration and inclusion and may include facility-based work services, work crews, jobs in the community, volunteer opportunities and other community based activities.
Supported Employment provides support services to adults ages 18+ to secure and maintain competitive, integrated work. Services may include assessment, job development, on the job training, ongoing monitoring of performance, training in skill development, and any ongoing support necessary as identified in the Person-Centered Support Plan (PCSP.)
Adult Residential Supports
Adult Residential Supports are provided by an agency licensed by the State of Kansas to individuals who are 18 years of age and older who do not live with a family member. Services can range from a few hours of support to live-in or around-the-clock care. Activities include assisting with daily living tasks and household chores, social/recreational opportunities and other adaptive skills to increase independence and community involvement.
Children’s Residential Supports
Children’s Residential Supports provides placement for children (ages 5-21) in a licensed foster care home in order to avoid placement in an institutional or other congregate setting when the child cannot remain in their family home.
Personal Care Services (PCS)
Personal Care Services allow the person or guardian to self-direct residential supports, day supports, or supports in the family home. These services provide necessary one-on-one assistance both in the home and in the community. Activities include assisting with daily living tasks and household chores, social/recreational opportunities and other adaptive skills to increase independence and community involvement.
Supportive Home Care (SHC)
Supportive Home Care services are supports that are not self-directed, but provide one-on-one assistance for individuals living with family or a foster family. Assistance may include support with daily living tasks, social/recreation opportunities, and other adaptive skills to help increase independence and community involvement.
Overnight Respite is a service that provides temporary direct care and supervision of the person in order to provide relief to families and caregivers.
Enhanced Care Services
Enhanced Care Services provide sleep support to provide immediate supervision or physical assistance with tasks such as toileting, transferring, mobility, and medication reminders as needed, or to contact a doctor, hospital, or medical professional in case of emergency.
Specialized Medical Care
Specialized Medical Care provides long-term Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse support for people who are medically fragile and technology dependent.
Assistive Services are supports or items that address the person’s needs as documented in their PCSP. These services are designed to enhance an individual’s independence or abilities through purchase of adaptive equipment, assistive technology, or home modifications.
Wellness Monitoring provides for an evaluation and regularly scheduled nursing visits by a registered nurse for individuals who have medical conditions that require ongoing oversight. The nurse determines if the person is properly using medical health services as recommended by the physician and monitors for changes in the individual’s health and well-being.
Medical Alert provides small devices carried or worn by the person to provide access to assistance or emergency help 24 hours a day. This service is available to individuals who have a medical need that could become critical at any time.
If you would like to choose a different provider for the service(s) you are currently receiving, or to obtain the most current affiliate provider listing by mail, please contact the CDDO at 913-826-2600 or email [email protected].
For a current list of providers who are open to referrals, please visit jocogov.org/cddo.
The complete definitions for Services and Supports can be found under Manuals and Handbooks.