Caregiver Compensation - Kansas

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Caregiver Compensation

Kansas offers two ways to get paid as a family caregiver.

 

1. The Frail Elderly Waiver Program: enables elderly and/or disabled adults who require nursing facility level of assistance to receive care at home. This program allows friends and family members to be hired and paid for providing personal care services. Other services range from adult day care to assistive technology.

 

Program Requirements

    • MUST be a resident of Kansas
    • MUST be 65+
    • MUST require nursing facility level of care
    • MUST be Medicaid eligible
    • Spouses usually NOT eligible 

 

Contact Number: 855-200-2372 (Kansas Aging and Disability Resource Center)

 

2. The Senior Care Act Program: is a non-Medicaid program that assists elderly and disabled adults who cannot complete activities of daily living remain at home. Through this program, friends and certain family members can be paid for providing personal care services. Other services may include: adult day care and respite care. 

 

Program Requirements

    • MUST be a resident of Kansas
    • MUST be 60+
    • MUST require assistance with at least TWO daily living activities
    • Spouses usually NOT eligible 


Contact Number: 855-200-2372 (Kansas Area Agency on Aging)

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