Medicaid Personal Care

Overview

  • This program provides services to an individual in his or her home as an alternative to nursing home admission. 
  • The services are paid fully or partially by Medicaid. 
  • Medicaid requires that an individual require and accept assistance with bathing. 
  • Additional assistance may be provided with personal hygiene, meal preparation, light housekeeping, and supervision.
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Medicaid Personal Care are below. 
  • If you have other questions, please contact the Department of Family Services at 703-777-0353.