NEW YORK STATE NURSING HOME TRANSITION AND DIVERSION MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAM
What is the Nursing Home Transition and Diversion Program?
A program that offers a wide range of special services that will help New Yorkers with disabilities and senior citizens in navigating their daily lives.
Re-teaching basic skills
Building ramps to allow access to homes
Structured Day Programs services: individually designed services to improve or maintain the waiver participant's skills and ability to live as independently in the community. Services may include: assessment, training and supervision to an individual with self-care task completion, communication skills, interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, socialization, sensory/motor skills, mobility, community transportation skills, reduction/elimination of maladaptive behaviors, money management skills, and skills to maintain a household.
Additional services and support
Who is eligible for the NHTD Program?
The program is for people who choose to live in the community instead of nursing homes and who meet these requirements:
18 years of age or older
Eligible for nursing level of care
Eligible for Medicaid coverage for community-based long-term care
How does the NHTD Program work?
There are 9 Regional Resource Development Center (RRDC) agencies located across New York State who can assist people in getting started by selecting a Service Coordination agency. The Service Coordinator from the agency works one-on-one with the person to apply for the NHTD Program. They develop a Service Plan to help the person live safely in their community.
1698 Victory Boulevard Staten Island, NY (718) 442-7467
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