(1)Services available through the Homecare Choice Program are intended to support a participant in the participant’s home and in the community. Services are identified by the participant through a self-assessment developed by the Oregon Home Care Commission.
(2)The program is responsible to review the results of an individual’s self- assessment with the participant or the participant’s representative and provide information about the scope of services offered through the program, the long-term care services and supports not available through the program, and other community resources that are available to individuals seeking long-term care services and supports.
(3)The service plan is determined by the participant based on the participant’s self-assessment and the participant or the participant’s representative determines the number of purchased service hours per service period.
(4)Services are performed by providers enrolled in the Homecare Choice Program based on the service plan. Providers are selected by the participant from the Oregon Home Care Commission’s Registry.
(5)Services available through the Homecare Choice Program include assistance with:
(a)Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).
(b)Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs).
(6)Assistance with tasks related to the following activities are not available through the Homecare Choice Program:
(a)Case management. Case management means an ongoing process that includes:
(A)Assessing a participant’s service needs.
(B)Evaluating the options and services required to meet the participant’s needs.
(C)Developing and implementing a service plan.
(D)Coordinating services and referrals.
(E)Conducting risk assessments.
(b)Chore services and yard work.
(A)Chore services are services intended to ensure the individual’s home is safe and allows for independent living.
(B)Chore services include:
(ii)Removal of hazardous debris or dirt from the home or yard; and
(iii)Moving heavy furniture.
(c)Home adaptations or modifications.
(f)Medical and nursing services.
(g)Purchasing services and supplies, such as home delivered meals, emergency response systems, adaptive equipment, and personal protective equipment.
Rule 418-040-0030 — Services,