Announcing Community First Choice Program (CFC)


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Systems-Change Funding

~~Community First Choice Personal Care Service (CFC-PCS) – the number of hours of personal care service per week are determined by an assessment conducted by the Division of Senior and Disabilities Services.
Supervision and reminders – Additional CFC-PCS time may be available to recipients shown to have cognitive impairment or behavior issues.
Personal Emergency Response system (PERS) – Recipients may be eligible to receive a personal emergency response system or medical alert system that calls for help at the push of a button in the event of an emergency.
Skills training – Recipients may be eligible to receive skills training from a personal care assistant (PCA), so that the recipient can learn to do activities more independently.
Worker supervision - Recipients can receive training to help manage their PCAs.

  • Other
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
  • Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Senior and Disability Services
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