There are two programs that are offered under the Office of Aging Adult Services (OAAS). These two programs are Long Term Personal Care and Community Choice Waiver.
We will cover what Long Term Personal Care Services and Community Choice Waiver is on this blog, what this program provides, and how this service enhances each person's quality of life.
Community Choice Waiver (CCW) Program
Arc of Acadiana’s CCW Program offers services to people who have become disabled as a result of the natural aging process, stroke, or other illness or injury.
Services are provided in the client’s home, or in the family’s home if the client is living with family, and include:
Assistance with Personal Hygiene
Maintaining a Clean Home Environment
Assistance with Daily Tasks
LONG TERM PERSONAL CARE SERVICES (LTPCS) PROGRAM
Arc of Acadiana’s PCS Program enhances the quality of life of CCW recipients by providing assistance with the activities of daily living (ADL) for persons who qualify for assistance under the program guidelines.
Services/help received from this program:
- Transfers from one surface to another
- Walking or using a wheelchair
- Repositioning in bed
IADLs are not necessary for fundamental functioning, but are important for living independently in the community and include:
- Light Housekeeping
- Preparing and storing meals
- Help finding transportation for medical appointments
- Reminders about taking medication as prescribed
- Transportation Within the Community
Enhances the quality of life
The Arc of Acadiana Difference
We hope to enhance the lives of our clients by offering above and beyond care. Our professional, family-oriented team strives to offer care in assisting with in-home tasks, transportation and a sense of inclusion.
Call the number listed below and let the program know that you would like Arc of Acadiana to provide services for you or your loved one.
Long Term Personal Care Services
If you receive Medicaid and want to find out more about Long Term Personal Care Services, call Louisiana Options inLong Term Care at 1-877-456-1146 (TTY: 1-855-296-0226). The call is free and open Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Community Choices Waiver Request
To add your name to the Community Choices Waiver Request for services Registry or have any questions, call Louisiana Options in Long Term Care at 1-877-456-1146 (TTY: 1-855-296-0226). The call is free and open Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.