ME- Implement the Recommendations of the Report on Services for Elders and Other Adults Who Need Long-term Home-based and Community-based Care (2011)
This bill implements recommendations from meetings held by the Dept. of Health and Human Services to streamline HCBS in Maine. This includes consolidation of 2 existing waivers for adult and elderly community-based services, consolidation of the 2 personal care assistant programs while exploring the feasability of providing homemaker services under the consolidated programs. This also includes consolidating two state-funded in-home care and community support service programs for elderly and other adults, developing a ltc services statewide plan, and consolidating 3 existing consumer-directed service models into a single model. The law also addresses workforce training for direct care workers.
Bill Number Senate Resolution 452
Sponsor President Raye, Representatives Cain, Eves, MacDonald, and Senators Craven, Farnham, Mason, and McCormick.
Date of Introduction 4/12/2011
Latest Activity Enacted 6/10/2011
More Info http://www.maine.gov/legis/
Report: Services for Elders and Other Adults Who Need Long-Term Home- and Community-Based Care
Topic: Home and Community-Based Services