37.40.1449 HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES FOR ELDERLY AND PHYSICALLY DISABLED PERSONS: SPECIALLY TRAINED ATTENDANT CARE, REQUIREMENTS
(1) Specially trained attendant care is an option under personal assistance that provides supportive services to a consumer residing in their own residence.
(2) Specially trained attendant care services may include:
(a) personal assistance services directed at fostering the consumer's ability to achieve independence in instrumental activities of daily living such as homemaking, personal hygiene, money management, transportation, housing, and the use of community resources;
(b) services that assist consumers in acquiring, retaining, and improving self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills to reside successfully in the community;
(c) personal assistance services as specified at ARM 37.40.1447;
(d) personal care services as specified at ARM 37.40.1101(1) through (5), 37.40.1301, 37.40.1302, 37.40.1305, 37.40.1306, 37.40.1307, and 37.40.1308; and
(e) continuous and extensive nursing services.
(3) A person providing specially trained attendant care must be an employee of a Medicaid enrolled personal assistance provider, trained in accordance with the department's training requirements by the provider and others to deliver the services that meet the specific needs of the consumer.
History: 53-2-201, 53-6-113, 53-6-402, MCA; IMP, 53-6-402, MCA; NEW, 2000 MAR p. 2023, Eff. 7/28/00; AMD, 2011 MAR p. 1722, Eff. 8/26/11.