This service provides assistance
in the performance of routine household activities at a consumer’s
place of residence.
This Service may be provided
in the following settings
1) This service shall be provided
in the consumer’s home.
2) This service may be provided
outside only when unsafe/unsanitary conditions exist or in the community
when purchasing supplies or medicines.
3) This service shall
not be provided when the consumer is hospitalized.
4) This service shall
not be provided to consumers residing in group homes, vendor supported
developmental homes (child or adult), skilled nursing facilities, non-state
operated ICFs/MR, or Level I or Level II behavioral health facilities.
To preserve or improve the
safety and sanitation of the consumer’s living conditions.
The Qualified Vendor shall
ensure that the following objectives are met:
1) Develop and implement a
schedule and general plan of care (Housekeeping Agreement).
2) Provide assistance
to attain or maintain safe and sanitary living conditions, including but
not limited to the following tasks:
Dusting, cleaning floors,
bathrooms, oven, refrigerator, and windows (if necessary for safe and
sanitary living conditions); Cleaning kitchen, washing dishes, routine
maintenance and cleaning of household appliances; changing linens and
making bed; washing, drying and folding the consumer’s laundry
(ironing only if necessary); Shopping for and storing household supplies
and medicines; taking garbage out; and other duties as determined appropriate
and necessary by the ISP team.
In unusual circumstances, the
following tasks may be performed:
1) To attain safe living conditions
heavy cleaning such as washing walls or ceilings, or yard work such as
cleaning the yard and hauling away debris.
2) To assist the consumer
in obtaining and/or caring for basic material needs for water, heating
3) Planning, shopping,
storing and cooking for nutritional meals