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In-Home Supportive Services: Nuts & Bolts Manual

 

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Complete Manual - In-Home Supportive Services - Nuts & Bolts

Introduction (pdf)

Chapter 1 - Overview of the Law and the System

Chapter 2 - Services Under the IHSS Program

Chapter 3 - Eligibility for IHSS

Chapter 4 - Applying for IHSS and the Self-Assessment

Chapter 5 - Assessing Protective Supervision and Paramedical Services

Chapter 6 - Share of Cost Rules

Chapter 7 - Quality Assurance

Chapter 8 - Appeals Process

Appendix A - In-Home Supportive Services Self-Assessment Worksheet

Appendix B - Hourly Task Guidelines Regulations for In-Home Supportive Services/Personal Care Services Program/Independence Plus Waiver (IHSS/PCSP/IPW) Programs and Errata/Correction for Hourly Task Guidelines Regulations for In-Home Supportive Services/Personal Care Services Program/Independence Plus Waiver (IHSS/PCSP/IPW) Programs

Appendix C - In-Home Supportive Services - Individual Provider Benefits and Services Information - Brochure

Appendix D - Assessment of Need for Protective Supervision for In-Home Supportive Services Program

Appendix E - Protective Supervision 24-Hours-A-Day Coverage Plan

Appendix F - Request for Order and Consent - Paramedical Services

Appendix G - In-Home Supportive Services Services Needs Assessment Face Sheet

Appendix H - Sample Position Statement

Appendix I - Abbreviations and Acronyms Used in this Manual

Appendix J - In-Home Supportive Services - IHSS Personal Care Services Program (PCSP) * IHSS Independence Plus Waiver (IPW) * IHSS Residual Program (IHSS-R)