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Supervisory Training Curricula for Personal Assistance Services for People with Disabilities

These curricula were developed with the goal of the training participants to be more effective in finding, supporting, and supervising personal assistance staff, resulting in more success in retaining such staff. The training materials include curricula for both consumers and home care agencies, as well as trainer overheads and participant handouts for each group. The trainings also provide an overview of the shift from a medical to consumer-directed services model.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50099

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Financing Long-Term Care For People With Disabilities--Policy Brief

Financing long-term care (LTC) is a key policy and budget issue both in New Hampshire and nationally. Debates focus on who should bear the financial burden of LTC or how the burden should be distributed. This brief looks at what LTC is, its importance to people with disabilities, LTC financing mechanisms, the economy and LTC, and recommendations for change.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50095

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Sustaining Nursing Home Transition Programs: Covering Case Management Services Call Summary

A transcript and summary of the primary options for covering case management as discussed during a call on 11/10/03 with Mary Jean Duckett are provided here. The three options states may use to cover case management under Medicaid that are relevant to NFT were discussed. These included: 1915 (c) home and community based waivers; Targeted cased management services; and Administrative activity.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50091

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Principles of Adult Learning Audio Teleconference

This teleconference is designed to assist grantees that are preparing new curricula for trainings and other activities or who are engaged in the effective communication of information. Kathleen McInnis-Dittrich is the presenter for this teleconference, and she is an Association Professor in the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, where she teaches social work with elders, social work practice, and methods in professional education.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50083

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Health Insurance Coverage for Direct Care Workers: Riding Out the Storm

Direct care workers and long-term care employers are facing greater challenges than ever before in securing affordable health coverage. This "Better Jobs, Better Care" issue brief presents the case for improving health coverage to direct care workers and offers realistic strategies for making health coverage more available and more affordable to them and their families.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50082

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Community Living Brief: Consumer/Survivor-Operated Mental Health Services

This Community Living Brief addresses the issue of consumer/survivor–operated programs and how they have had a significant impact on the delivery of mental health services in this country. The central values of consumer-operated services (empowerment, choice, and to a growing extent, self-determination) now are recognized within the traditional mental health system. At a systems level, consumers/survivors have a formal and recognized voice in planning, implementation, and research.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50080

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Promising Practices in HCBS: Iowa- Retaining and Recruiting Direct Support Professionals

This document describes the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Recruitment and Retention Project implemented by the Iowa Care Givers Association. This program aims to decrease turnover among CNAs who provide direct support in three Northwest Iowa nursing facilities. ICA is a member-driven association that provides education, information, support, and advocacy for CNAs, Home Health Aides, and other specialized direct support professionals.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50071

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