In Home Care Services

Apex is proud to offer a number of Medicaid waivers services under the In-Home Support Services (IHSS) category.

 

  • Health Maintenance Activities
    • Health Maintenance Activities are those routine and repetitive health related tasks, which are necessary for health and normal bodily functioning, that an individual with a disability would carry out if he/she were physically able, or that would be carried out by family members or friends if they were available. These activities include, but are not limited to, catheter irrigation, administration of medication, enemas and suppositories and wound care.
  • Homemaker Activities (Not offered on the CHCBS Waiver)
    • Homemaking Services may include the following:
      • Routine light housecleaning, such as dusting, vacuuming, mopping, and cleaning bathroom and kitchen areas
      • Meal preparation
      • Dishwashing
      • Bed making
      • Laundry
      • Shopping
      • Teaching the skills listed above to members who are capable of learning to do such tasks for themselves. ┬áTeaching shall result in a decrease of weekly units required within ninety days. If such a savings in service units is not realized, teaching shall be deleted from the care plan.
  • Personal Care Activities (Not offered on the CHCBS Waiver)
    • Personal care services may include assistance with the following:
      • Bathing
      • Skin Care
      • Hair Care
      • Nail Care
      • Mouth care
      • Shaving
      • Dressing
      • Feeding
      • Ambulation
      • Exercise
      • Transfers
      • Positioning
      • Bladder Care
      • Bowel Care
      • Respiratory Care
      • Accompanying a member to appointments when the above mentioned personal care services are needed in conjunction with the trip. Accompanying does not include transporting the member.
      • Protective Oversight to supervise a member at risk for wandering.