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Percentage of Individuals with Disabilities and Seniors served by Office of Long Term Living (OLTL) in Home and Community base setting CY 2015 - Current Annual County Human Services

The county percentage of those served in an Office of Long Term Living (OLTL) waiver (Attendant Care, OBRA, Independence, and Aging) as compared to those served in a Nursing Facility.

Attendant Care/Act 150

If you have a physical disability, the Attendant Care Waiver and state funded Act 150 program may be available to you to continue to live in your home and community with support and services.

Eligibility

To be eligible for Attendant Care Services, you must:

Be a resident of Pennsylvania

Meet the level of care needs for a Skilled Nursing Facility

Be between eighteen (18) and fifty-nine (59) years of age

Be capable of a) hiring, firing, and supervising attendant care worker(s); b) managing your own financial affairs; and c) managing your own legal affairs

For the Medicaid Home and Community Based Waiver Services Attendant Care Program, meet the financial requirements as determined by your local County Assistance Office.

Have a medically determinable physical impairment that is expected to last of a continuous period of not less than twelve (12) calendar months or that may result in death

To take advantage of the Attendant Care Act 150 Program, you may be assessed a minimal co-payment. This co-payment is based on your income and will not be more than the total costs of services

Services that may be available to you include:

Community Transition Services (available only through Medicaid Home and Community Based Waiver Services)

Participant-Directed Community Supports

Participant-Directed Goods and Services

Personal Assistance Services

Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)

Service Coordination

The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA), also known as the Nursing Home Reform Act of 1987, has dramatically improved the quality of care in the nursing home over the last twenty years by setting forth federal standards of how care should be provided to residents.

Independence Waiver

If you are an adult with a severe physical disability, the Independence Waiver may be able to help you live or remain in the community and remain as independent as possible.

To be eligible for the Independence Waiver you must:

Be a Pennsylvania resident

Be 18-60 - Individuals that turn 60 while in the waiver will be able to continue to receive services through the Independence Waiver.

Individuals who are physically disabled (but not individuals with an intellectual disability or have a major mental disorder as a primary diagnosis, or who are ventilator dependent), who reside in a Nursing Facility (NF) or the community but who have been assessed to require services at the level of nursing facility level of care.

In addition, the disability must result in substantial functional limitations in three or more of the following major life activities:

Self-care, understanding and use of language, learning, mobility, self-direction and/or capacity for independent living.

Meet the financial requirements as determined by your local County Assistance Office.

Services available may include:

Adult Daily Living Services

Accessibility Adaptations, Equipment, Technology and Medical Supplies

Benefits Counseling

Career Assessment

Community Integration

Community Transition Services

Employment Skills Development

Financial Management Services

Home Health

Job Coaching

Job Finding

Non-Medical Transportation

Personal Assistance Services

Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)

Respite

Service Coordination

Therapeutic and Counseling Services

Aging Waiver

Home and Community-Based Services Waiver for Individuals Aged 60 and Older

Aging Home and Community-Based Waiver Services may be available to Pennsylvanians over the age of 60 to enable them to continue to live in their homes and communities with support and services.

To be eligible for the Aging Waiver, you must:

Be a resident of Pennsylvania

Be a U.S. citizen or a qualified Non-citizen

Have a Social Security Number

Be 60 years of age or older

Meet the level of care needs for a Skilled Nursing Facility

Meet financial re

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County FIPS Codecounty_fips_codecounty_fips_codeTextThe FIPS county code is a five-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code (FIPS 6-4) which uniquely identifies counties and county equivalents in the United States, certain U.S. possessions, and certain freely associated states. This is the 3-digit part of the 5-digit county FIPS code specifically standing for the county.
Latitude/Longitude (zip)geocoded_column_zipgeocoded_column_zipText
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MeasuremeasuremeasureTextPercentage of individuals with disabilities and seniors served by Office of Long Term Living in a community base program (Attendant Care, Independence, OBRA, and Aging waivers) compared to those served in a nursing facility.
County Codecounty_codecounty_codeTextCode ranging from 01 to 67 indicating the Pennsylvania county when ordered alphabetically. This is the 2-digit text field that represents the County Code number
YearyearyearTextTime frame for percent of individuals in a home and community base program by county of residence by calendar year
State FIPS Codestate_fips_codestate_fips_codeTextThese are the first 2 digits of the 5-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code that designate the State association. Each State has its own 2-digit number and each County within the state has its own 3-digit number which are combined into a 5-digit number to uniquely identify every US county. For more technical details : Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS PUBS) are issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) after approval by the Secretary of Commerce pursuant to Section 111 (d) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 as amended by the Computer Security Act of 1987, Public Law 100-235. Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 6-4, Counties and Equivalent Entities of the U.S., Its Possessions, and Associated Areas -- 90 Aug 31 , provides the names and codes that represent the counties and other entities treated as equivalent legal and/or statistical subdivisions of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the possessions and freely associated areas of the United States. Counties are considered to be the "first-order subdivisions" of each State and statistically equivalent entity, regardless of their local designations (county, parish, borough, etc.). Information gathered from census data - https://www.census.gov/geo/reference/codes/cou.html
FIPS County Codefips_county_codefips_county_codeTextFive-digit Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) code which uniquely identifies each Pennsylvania county. 42000=Pennsylvania, 42001=Adams, 42003=Allegheny,…42133=York.
Latitude/Longitudegeocoded_columngeocoded_columnPointThe geo-referenced latitude and longitude of the county centroid in degrees, separated by a comma and enclosed in parentheses. Use for visualizations such as maps to plot by county
County Namecounty_namecounty_nameTextCounty of residence (includes STATE as an option) of individuals served in an Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) waiver
CountcountcountNumberCalculated percentage of individuals with disabilities and seniors served by the Office of Long Term Living (OLTL) as compared total served in both OLTL home and community base programs and Nursing Facilities

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