Aged & Disabled Waiver

Aged & Disabled Waiver Program

Long-Term In-Home Care – Lincoln and Wayne County, WV

Nursing Home Alternative for Income-Eligible Seniors

Lincoln County Opportunity Company, Inc.’s Aged & Disabled Waiver Program is a nursing home alternative program designed to meet the needs of income-eligible individuals who need long-term in-home and community care. If your loved one has been determined to be eligible for a level of care provided by a hospital, medical center, or nursing facility, but would prefer to remain in the home environment, this program may be the ideal fit for your family in Lincoln and Wayne County, WV. Services provided may include:

In-Home Care

The Aged & Disabled Waiver Program provides an extended level of professional care and exceptional support in the home. Highly trained and attentive nursing staff, an in-home personal care attendant, and a case manager are provided to help those who require a more intensive level of support. Lincoln County Opportunity Company, Inc. can help your loved one remain safe, happy, and comfortable in their own home or the home of a family member for as long as possible. Services can include:
  • Personal Care Assistance
  • Nursing
  • Housekeeping
  • Help With Errands
  • Recreational Activities

Homemaker Services

Additional Support to Promote Independence

The Aged & Disabled Waiver Program Homemaker Services are available through purchase of service contracts with case management agencies. The purpose of the program is to provide an alternative to nursing home care when participants meet Medicaid’s eligibility criteria. Homemaker Services are designed to help participants maintain, strengthen, and restore their independence. These services may include assistance with the activities of daily living, money management, nutrition, meal preparation and dishwashing, personal care, social and emotional support, communication assistance, ambulation assistance, housekeeping and cleaning, teaching safety techniques, and other services. Homemaker services are provided by trained personnel who are supervised by a registered nurse.

Eligibility for Aged & Disabled Waiver Program

The Aged & Disabled Waiver Program is available to residents of Wayne or Lincoln County, WV aged 18+, who meet program requirements. Interested individuals must be medically eligible for a level of care provided by a nursing facility. This is based on completion of a Medical Necessity Evaluation Request, which must be completed by the applicant and applicant’s physician. In addition, participants must be deemed financially eligible (Medicaid-eligible) by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services.

Contact Lincoln County Opportunity Company, Inc.

Contact Lincoln County Opportunity Company, Inc. to get answers to your questions about our Aged & Disabled Waiver Program, learn more about eligibility requirements, services, and how to help a qualified loved one access this valuable program. Call our friendly In-Home Services staff to learn more: (304) 824-3448. If you prefer, you may contact us through our online contact form.