Home care: Where to find It

Long-term Care Community Programs

 

Program Services How to Qualify Co-Pay?
Medicare Home Health Nursing, Therapy, Social Work Homebound, nursing need, 65+ or disabled, doctor’s order No
MaineCare Home Health Nursing, Therapy, Social Work Financially eligible; meet medical requirements; doctor’s order $5 month
MaineCare Private Duty Nursing/Personal Care Svcs. Nursing, Homemaking, Personal care Family Provider Option Financially eligible; meet medical requirements $5 month
MaineCare Adult Day Health Exercise, Health Monitoring, Socialization, Nursing Financially eligible; meet medical requirements $5 month
MaineCare: Consumer-Directed Attendant Services Personal Care Services, Skills Training Financially eligible; need help with daily activities; able to direct own care $5 month
MaineCare Home Care Waiver: Consumer-directed Skills training, Personal Care Emergency Response Care Coordination Financially eligible; age 18+; must be nursing home medically eligible; able to direct own care $5/month
MaineCare Home and Community Benefits: Elderly and Adults with Disabilities Personal Care, Homemaking, Nursing, Therapy, Care Coordination Family Provider Option Financially eligible; 18-59, 60-64 if disabled, 65+ must be medically eligible for nursing home Based on income
Home Based Care: Consumer-directed Personal Assistance Services, Skills Training Age 18-59 years old; need help with daily activities; able to direct own care 4% of monthly income; 3% of assets over $30,000
Home Based Care: Elders and Other Adults Personal Care, Homemaking, Nursing, Therapy, Care Coordination Age 18+; need help with daily activities 4% monthly income; 3% of assets over $15,000
Homemaker Homemaking, chores, grocery shopping, laundry, transportation, some personal care Age 18+; need help with daily activities; financially eligible 20% of cost of services
Alzheimer’s Respite In-home respite, institutional respite, adult day care Diagnosis of dementia; caregiver needs respite; financially eligible 20% of cost of services
Adult Day Services Socialization, exercise Need help with daily activities; financially eligible 20% of cost of services