Ohio offers three ways to get paid as a family caregiver.
1. Elderly Services Program (ESP): allows elderly and disabled adults who cannot complete activities of daily living to remain at home. Under this program, certain family members can be hired and paid to carry out personal care services.
Contact Number: 513-721-1025 (Ohio Council on Aging)
2. MyCare Ohio Plan (MCOP): enables elderly and disabled adults to receive care at home or in a community setting. Through this program, friends and certain family members can be paid for providing personal care services. Other covered services might include: adult day and respite care to home modifications.
Contact Number: 800-324-8680 (Ohio Medicaid Consumer Hotline)
3. PASSPORT Waiver: is designed to help elderly and/or disabled adults who require nursing facility level of assistance to receive care at home. This program allows certain family members to be hired and paid to carry out personal care services. Other services range from adult day and respite care to meal deliveries.
Contact Number: 614-645-7250 (PASSPORT Intake)
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