Section .0200 ‑ Client Eligibility

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 10a - health and human services/chapter 06 - aging - programs operations/subchapter a/10a ncac 06a .0201.html
Published: 2015

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SECTION .0200 ‑ CLIENT ELIGIBILITY

 

10A NCAC 06A .0201       ELIGIBILITY FOR IN‑HOME AIDE

SERVICES

(a)  Persons eligible for services must be 60 years of age

or older, live at home, and have home management or personal care needs, or

both.

(b)  Persons served must be in need of the service for all

of the following reasons:

(1)           the person is unable to carry out one or

more tasks essential to the activities of daily living (ADL's) or instrumental

activities of daily living (IADL's);

(2)           the person needs help with these tasks in

order to remain in his own home; and

(3)           a responsible person is not available to

perform these tasks or the primary caregiver needs relief.

(c)  Persons must be served in the following order of

priority:

(1)           older adults for whom the need for Adult

Protective Services has been substantiated and the service is needed as part of

the adult protective services plan;

(2)           older adults who are at risk of abuse,

neglect, or exploitation;

(3)           older adults with extensive ADL or IADL

impairments who are at risk of placement in substitute care;

(4)           older adults with three or more ADL or IADL

impairments; and

(5)           older adults with one or two ADL or IADL

impairments.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑181.1(c); 143B‑181.9A;

Eff. December 1, 1991.