What is the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP)?
It is a Medicaid Program that allows consumers with home care needs to direct their own care by hiring and training a friend, a family member, a parent of a child over 21 who is not a legal guardian, or anyone you would trust with your care.
Requirements to qualify for the position of a Caregiver?
1. You must be able to legally work in the United States.
2. You need to have taken a full physical examination with your doctor, including complete lab results, within the last year.
Who qualifies to receive these services?
Any patient that has Medicaid or qualified for Medicaid and is in need of home care.
Is any training needed for the position of a Caregiver?
No formal training is required to qualify as a caregiver. Any skill that would be required will be taught to the caregiver by the patients themselves.
How do I apply to Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program?
Simply call Prime Assisted Home Care CDPAP program at 718-513-7367 and ask for a CDPAP specialist.