Basic 245D services are available through home and community based waivers. A person must compete a MnCHOICES assessment to determine if they are eligible for a waiver.
Once open to a waiver, the person will work with a waiver case manager to determine which services may best meet the person’s support needs and goals.
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MN Statute 245D and the Positive Support Rule 9544 require specific training during orientation and annually for all Direct Support Professionals providing 245D services. The initial training must be completed before 245D staff can provide services. The training includes an array of topics such as positive supports, person centered approaches, de-escalation, self-care, basic first aid and more. Best Care offers this training to 245D staff through Direct Course.
As part of their initial training, 245D staff also meet with Best Care’s Designated Coordinator to review the specific support needs of their client prior to providing services.
This short-term care service is provided when the person’s primary caregiver is absent or needs temporary relief from caregiving duties. Respite provides the level of supervision and care that is necessary to ensure the person’s health and safety and can be provided in the person’s home or at the caregiver’s home.
This service is available under the Home and Community Based Waiver programs.
These are services that help a person manage general cleaning and household activities. There are three
Homemaker/cleaning services include light housekeeping tasks, laundry services. Homemaker/Home management includes light housekeeping and assistance with laundry, meal prep, shopping for food, clothing and household supplies, simple household repairs, and arranging transportation. Homemaker/assistance with ADLs includes light housekeeping and assistance with walking, bathing, dressing, grooming, eating and toileting.
These services are available under the Home and Community Based Waiver programs.
This service provides support in the areas of active cognitive support, adaptive support service, activities of daily living (ADLs) support, household management assistance, health, safety and wellness, community living engagement. Individual Community Living Supports can be provided in the person’s own home, family’s home or in the community, and either in person or remotely.
This service is available under the Elderly Waiver (EW) and the Alternative Care Program (AC).
This service provides overnight assistance and monitoring by an awake staff in the person’s own home and includes carrying out a person’s positive support programming and transition plans, reinforcing independent living skills training and other skill development supports and assisting with instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs).
This service is available under the Brain Injury Waiver (BI), Community Alternative Care Waiver (CAC), the Community Access for Disability Inclusion waiver (CADI) and the Developmental Disabilities waiver programs.
Services that provide support in the areas of community participation, health, safety and wellness, household management and adaptive skills for people who live in their own home or their family’s. Individualized home supports can be provided in the person’s own home, family’s home or in the community, and either in person or remotely.