Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP)

Care for YOU, directed and controlled by YOU

Consumer Directed Personal
Assistance Program (CDPAP)

Care for YOU the Consumer, directed and controlled by YOU.

Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP)

Discover the power of CDPAP – putting you, the Consumer, in control of your care journey. With CDPAP, you have the autonomy to select and employ your caregiver, defining how they support you. Embrace the confidence, comfort, and trust that comes from working with a caregiver you know and trust. Tailor your care experience to fit your unique needs and preferences, ensuring your well-being always comes first. Experience the freedom to make choices that empower you on your path to wellness.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for this State program, individuals must:

  • Need consistent support with everyday tasks like bathing, dressing, and meals
  • Receive Medicaid benefits
  • Have the capacity to self-direct care or have a capable adult oversee program obligations on their behalf

What type of care can these assistants provide?

Discover the comprehensive care services offered by CDPAP, including:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Grooming
  • Meal preparation
  • Accompaniment to medical appointments
  • Ambulation assistance
  • Medication support
  • Nursing tasks
  • Errand assistance
  • Light housekeeping, and much more.

How Does Health Force Help?

Discover how Health Force can support you:
Fiscal Intermediary Services: As a Fiscal Intermediary (FI), Health Force guides you and your designated representative through the process, ensuring seamless payment to your personal assistants.

Partnerships: Health Force collaborates with numerous managed care insurance organizations, managed long-term care companies, and local departments of Social Services to provide comprehensive support.

Who can be a Personal Assistant?

To qualify as a Personal Assistant, individuals must meet the following criteria:

  • Age Requirement: Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Relationship Limitation: Cannot be the Consumer’s spouse, parent, or designated representative, except if the Consumer is over 21 and the parent is not responsible for them.
  • Work Authorization: Must have the legal right to work in the United States and provide appropriate documentation.
  • Interview Process: Must undergo an interview with the Consumer to ensure suitability for providing required care.
  • Medical Requirements: Once selected, the Assistant must fulfill medical prerequisites, including a physical examination and providing immunization records.
  • Medicaid Eligibility: Must be eligible to work for someone whose services are covered by Medicaid.

Are you a potential Personal Assistant looking to apply?

Did your consumer or the consumer’s representative send you to Health Force to apply for a personal Assistant role? Please click HERE to apply online (hyperlink to applicant form) and be sure to follow the Consumer Directed Job Posting on our careers page.

For further information about Consumer Direct please give us a call at 716-855-2273 ext. 1262.

How To Get Started

Health Force’s team can provide peace of mind, beginning with your first phone call. We understand that no two clients are the same, we take the time to get to know you and your loved one and listen to your needs. A care coordinator will work to align an Health Force caregiver with the desired schedule requested.

Contact us today to discuss your needs and to schedule a free in-home assessment.

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