Home and Community Based Services

Services in the home and coordination of care to assist seniors and individuals with disabilities to remain healthy in their home and community as long as possible.

Long-term Care Medicaid Waiver Programs

These long-term care programs are Medicaid funded and off assistance in home to help make it possible for people to stay in their homes as long as possible and delay institutional/nursing home placement. The services available through these programs may include case management, homemaker services, personal care, and respite care. Individuals applying for assistance through a Medicaid program must meet certain medical and financial requirements.

The long-term Medicaid Waiver programs available through ATRC include:

Alabama Community Transition (ACT) Waiver: The ACT waiver assists clients who wish to transition from a nursing facility back out into the community.

Elderly and Disabled (E&D) Waiver: Counseling and advocacy with Medicare and Medicaid, prescription drug coverage, and long term care coverage.

Technology Assisted (TA) Waiver: The TA waiver provides services to adults with complex skilled medical conditions who would otherwise require the care of a skilled nursing facility.

Non-Medicaid Based Support Programs

Alabama Cares: The Alabama CARES program provides temporary support to family caregivers.