How do I know if I am eligible for Homemaker services?
A person is eligible to receive homemaker services when either of the following is true:
- The person needs support to manage the general cleaning and household activities.
- The primary caregiver who is regularly responsible for these activities is unable to manage them or is temporarily absent.
Does PAI provide staffing for Homemaker services?
No. PAI does not provide staffing for Homemaker services. Instead, we work with you to hire the worker of your choice. This could be a family member, friend, or other natural support from your community. If you do not already have someone in mind, you can follow these tips and tools to find a Support Worker.
Are there different types of Homemaker services?
There are three types of homemaker services:
- Homemaker cleaning.
- Homemaker home management.
- Homemaker assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs).
- Homemaker cleaning services are approval-option: direct-delivery services. No waiver or referral needed.
Homemaker home management and homemaker assistance with ADLs are DHS enrollment-required services and require that a person has a waiver for either Brain Injury (BI), Community Alternative Care (CAC), Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI), or Developmental Disabilities (DD), and is referred by a case manager.
Do I need to be home while Homemaker services are being provided?
A person receiving homemaker cleaning services is not required to be present for the provider to deliver the service. However, a person must be present for the provider to deliver homemaker home management and homemaker assistance with ADLs.