CAP / DA:
Well Care Home Care is a state approved provider of CAP services. Case Managers throughout our service use WellCare to provide these home care aide services for home management and personal care.
The Community Alternatives Program for Children (CAP/C) provides cost-effective home care for medically fragile children (through age 18) who would otherwise require long-term hospital care or nursing facility care. The program contributes to the quality of life for the children and their families / caregivers. CAP/C services covered under the program include nursing services, case management, personal care services, some medical supplies, home mobility aids such as wheelchair ramps and respite care.
This program is a Medicaid funded program for persons with mental retardation and/ or developmental disabilities. WellCare offers community support, respite care, and enhanced personal care.
The goals of the Community Alternatives Program for Persons with Mental Retardation / Developmental Disabilities
- Address the needs of individuals in their community.
- Ensure person-centered planning for each individual.
- Provide for simplicity and ease of delivery of services.
- Early and Periodic Screening and Diagnostic Testing for children under 21 years of age.
- Personal Care Services.
- Home Management