Our Programs

The CT Home Care Program for Elders

The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging, Inc. is pleased to announce that we have been designated as a provider for the CT Home Care Program for Elders as of July 1, 2013 for Waterbury residents.

The CT Home Care Program for Elders is a Program designed to help Elderly Persons remain safely in their home with the proper supports and services in place rather than Nursing Home placement. In order to qualify for the CT Home Care Program for Elders the person needing services must be at least 65 years old, be a CT resident, be at risk for nursing home placement, require assistance in at least 2 areas of their daily functioning, as wel as meet the program's financial eligibility requirements. You may qualify for services if your assets are below $35,766 as an individual and $47,688 as a married couple. There is no income limit.

Individuals may be required to contribute towards the cost of care based on their monthly income. You may be subject to a 9% cost share.

Please contact the WCAAA for more information or visit DSS CHCPE Webpage.

http://www.ct.gov/dss/cwp/view.asp?a=2353&q=305170

Services may include: 

Bill Payer

Care Management Services

Adult Day Health Services

Chore Services

Companion Services

Home Delivered Meals

Homemaker Services

Assisted Living Services

Personal Care Attendant Services

Adult Family Living

Chronic Disease Self-Management

Assistive Technology

Referrals are accepted by telephone by calling 1-800-445-5394 (toll-free) or 860-424-4904 locally in the Hartford area or by completing CHCPE ONLINE APPLICATION

https://www.ascendami.com/CTHomeCareForElders/default/

 

The CT Home Care Program for Disabled Adults  

The CT Home Care Program for Disabled Adults (CHCPD) Pilot Program offers a package of home-based services to a maximum of 100 persons, age 18 – 64, with a primary diagnosis of a degenerative, neurological condition who are not eligible for other programs, who need case management and other supportive services and are not eligible for other programs.  In addition to age and diagnosis requirements, applicants must be at risk for nursing home placement, require assistance in at least 3 areas of their daily functioning, as well as meet the program's financial eligibility requirements. Applicants will be screened for financial eligibility.  The asset limit for a single applicant is $35,766.00;  $47,688.00 for a married applicant.  There is no income limit. 

Individuals may be required to contribute towards the cost of care based on their monthly income.

 Exclusion Criteria

The following are not eligible to participate in this pilot program:

  • Persons who would qualify for the Personal Care Assistance Waiver
  • Persons whose primary disability is Mental Illness or Mental Retardation
  • Persons who are either Medicaid active or eligible for Medicaid

Please contact the WCAAA for more information or visit DSS CHCP Webpage.

http://www.ct.gov/dss/cwp/view.asp?a=2353&q=305170 

Services may include: 

Bill Payer

Care Management Services

Adult Day Health Services

Chore Services

Companion Services

Home Delivered Meals

Homemaker Services

Assisted Living Services

Personal Care Attendant Services 

Chronic Disease Self-Management

Assistive Technology

Applicants are processed on a first come, first served basis in the order the referrals are received. Referrals are accepted by telephone by calling 1-800-445-5394 (toll-free) or 860-424-4904 locally in the Hartford area or by completing CHCPE ONLINE APPLICATION

https://www.ascendami.com/CTHomeCareForElders/default/