The Community and Employment Support (CES) Waiver Program is designed to assist individuals with developmental disabilities to acquire, retain, and improve self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills necessary to live successfully in home and community-based settings.
The CES Waiver program serves children and adults with developmental disabilities with an onset before the age of 22. An individual is determined eligible if he or she has a primary diagnosis of:
How to Apply for Waiver Services:
You can apply for Waiver Services through DDS at your local DHS office, and they will direct you to the proper intake referral.
An array of services individually-tailored to enable beneficiaries to reside successfully in their own home, with their family, or in other settings such as a provider-owned apartments or group homes.
Services provided on a short-term basis to beneficiaries unable to care for themselves due to the absence of or need for relief of non-paid primary caregivers.
Assistance aimed at fostering an overall sense of involvement within the community through the provision of accessible transpiration to various local resources and events.
This service includes an item or piece of adaptive, therapeutic and augmentative equipment that enables individuals to increase, maintain or improve their functional capacity to perform daily life tasks. This service also provides for the purchase, leasing, and repair of adaptive equipment.
Modifications made to or at the beneficiaries’ home that are necessary to ensure the health, welfare and safety of the beneficiary or that enable the beneficiary to function with greater independence and without which the beneficiary would require institutionalization.
This service covers necessary physician-ordered auxiliary and ancillary medical supplies that are not otherwise available under the Arkansas Medicaid State Plan. Items are in addition to any equipment and supplies furnished under the state plan.
Clinical and therapeutic services that assist waiver beneficiaries, parents, guardians, legally responsible individuals, and service providers in carrying out the beneficiary's person-centered service plan.
This service helps with setup expenses for clients who are transitioning from an institutional or provider-operated living arrangement to a private home arrangement where the client or guardian is directly responsible for living expenses.
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