The facility must agree to accept the state rate for special assistance residents. Individuals who are eligible for special assistance are automatically eligible for Medicaid. Adult Care Home residents who have Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder may reside in . The State/County Special Assistance In-Home Program for Adults (SA/IH) provides a cash supplement to low-income individuals who are at risk of entering a residential facility. SA/IH provides additional support services and income to individuals who would prefer to live at home.
NC Department of Health and Human Services 2001 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-2001 919-855-4800. Special Assistance helps pay the cost of living in such a facility. In addition, a recipient of Special Assistance is automatically eligible for Medicaid. If the individual leaves the adult care home, they may not qualify for Medicaid, because the rules for Private Living Medicaid are different than those for Special Assistance.
Aged and disabled adults (over age 18) in Adult Care Homes receive their supplement from State/County Special Assistance. Adults and children who are visually impaired receive their supplement from Special Assistance for the Blind. If you or someone you know require this service, you should apply for assistance at your county Social Work Services. Autism Services. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. A diagnosis of ASD now includes several conditions that used to be diagnosed separately: autistic disorder, pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified, and Asperger syndrome.