(1) Community supports services is defined in ARM 37.40.1402. These services will be offered as a group only under the consumer-directed option. The personal assistance services normally provided under the Medicaid State Plan will be provided as an integral part of this service. Individuals performing the duties are recruited, selected, hired, and managed by the consumer.
(2) Services include assisting the consumer with:
(a) basic living skills such as eating, drinking, toileting, personal hygiene, and dressing;
(b) transferring and other activities of daily living;
(c) improving and maintaining mobility and physical functioning;
(d) maintaining health and personal safety;
(e) carrying out household chores and preparation with meals and snacks;
(f) accessing and using transportation (with providers possessing a valid Montana driver's license);
(g) participating in community experiences and activities;
(h) relieving unpaid caregivers at those times when such relief is in the best interest of the consumer or caregiver; and
(i) receiving day care for medically fragile children who, because of their disability, cannot be served in traditional child care settings.