Attendant Care Services assists the client with personal care tasks they may not be able to perform themselves, such as bathing, feeding, grooming, etc.
Attendant Care services are authorized by the Arizona Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD).
The number of hours approved are based on the needs assessment conducted by DDD for each individual child. To be eligible for funding, families must be approved through Arizona Long Term Care Services (ALTCS).
What is Attendant Care?
There are two variations of this service:
“Attendant Care” and “Attendant Care Supervision.”
Attendant Care provides assistance to the client with personal care tasks that he/she cannot do independently, such us feeding, toileting, bathing, grooming, meal preparation, etc.
Attendant Care Supervision provides constant supervision for individuals that cannot safely be left alone. This variation of the service does not involve doing any personal care tasks.
Unlike Respite services, Attendant Care Supervision can be used while parents are at work.
Who Receives Attendant Care?
Attendant Care services can be approved for individuals of various ages, and disabilities, that meet DDD’s qualifying criteria.
This is done after the support coordinator at DDD completes a needs assessment.
Acadia Care Group has always strived to provide the highest level of support for our Attendant Care providers, and families, in order to ensure that all individuals receive the highest quality and reliable care.
Both Attendant Care Services are authorized by the Arizona Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD).
The number of hours approved are based on the needs assessment conducted by DDD for each individual. In order to be eligible for funding, all families must be approved through Arizona Long Term Care Services (ALTCS).
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For common questions, see these FAQs for Attendant Care.
If you’re a parent, and you’re interested in providing Attendant Care for your own child, click here.
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