Choice and Responsibility. SDS within Family Care. Overview: Enrollment and Process. ADRC options counseling Composition of the team Assessments, Outcomes, and the RAD process. The choice to self-direct lies with the member. Self-Directed Supports (SDS).
SDS within Family Care
ADRC options counseling
Composition of the team
Assessments, Outcomes, and the RAD process.
The choice to self-direct lies with the member.
A member hires employees to provide supports in the home. A fiscal agency processes timesheets
Guardian hires a job coach to provide supports on the job.
Fiscal agency processes mileage reimbursement only. No employee is hired.
May choose to self-direct some services but not others.
Access to a provider network.
Flexibility to change between self-directed supports and contracted providers.
Most commonly used to hire employees to provide hands-on assistance, cleaning, respite, etc. However, that’s not the only option.
SDS does not always equate to being an employer.
To help with this activity, here is a list of some of the Family Care benefits:
Personal Care (e.g. bathing)
Supportive Home Care (e.g. cleaning)
Durable Medical Equipment
Home Delivered Meals
Daily Living Skills (e.g. learning how to cook)
Personal Emergency Response System (button to call for assistance)