Home Care / Aide Services (IHAS)
Call the Aging and Disability Resource Unit at 240-777-3000 for more information and to discuss eligibility for the program.
An individual is eligible for Home Care if the individual is receiving case management and requires the service as a part of a treatment plan to prevent or reduce the length of institutional placement; prevent or reduce the length of out-of-home placement of children; prevent or remedy abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or exploitation; or promote self-sufficiency; and is
Is unable to obtain the necessary paraprofessional services from another resource;
is willing to accept Home Care; and agrees to pay any fee required.
Fees are determined based on an established sliding fee scale. A monthly payment plan is established for those individuals who have fees.
1) How many hours can I receive weekly?
An assessment is done to establish a weekly service plan. The number of weekly hours provided is based on need and funding availability.
2) Can a family member provide my care and get reimbursed?
During the assessment to determine service eligibility, available service provider options are discussed with clients and/or their families. There are some situations that a paid provider may be a family member.
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