South Carolina offers two ways to get paid as a family caregiver.
1. Community Choices / Long Term Care Waiver: enables elderly and/or disabled adults who require nursing facility level of assistance to receive care at home. Under this program, certain family members can be hired and paid to carry out personal care services. Other services range from adult day and respite care to meal deliveries.
Contact Number: 888-549-0820 (Department of Health and Human Services Healthy Connections Office)
2. Community Supports Waiver: is designed to help adults with intellectual or related disabilities receive care at home. This program pays for family members to provide personal care services.
Contact Number: 1-800-289-7012 (South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs)
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