This report documents the Replication States’ experience developing and implementing their new programs. The Grantees’ experience is divided into three stages: (1) planning, (2) design/development, and (3) implementation/enrollment.
This publication summarizes and synthesizes some of the most important things that these research and demonstration programs have learned about consumer direction, especially as they apply to older persons.
This report investigates state and federal protocols for screening and qualifying potential in-home direct care workers. The authors identify a lack of uniformity in such practices and present strategies for improving screening standards and... Read more
This alert includes information on 1915(c) regulations, NPN membership meetings, and new HCBS resources.
The National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services, State Members, as well as interested Members of the National Participant Network (NPN) provide comments via this letter on the Advanced Notice for Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM)... Read more
This report shares the NRCPDS' highlights and general findings from the 2013 inventory of self-directed programs.
Assessing the well-being of workers hired under self direction and addressing their concerns is critical, because the model is sustainable only if workers are satisfied. While care recipients who manage their own care appear to be much more... Read more
This report evaluates the effectiveness of a consumer direction training used in Massachusetts' Aging Services Access Points (ASAP) network.
This article presents a comprehensive evaluation of the Background Check Pilot Program, which was established to identify efficient, effective, and economical procedures for conducting State and national background checks on prospective direct... Read more
This report describes the design and implementation of Personal Preference, New Jersey’s model of Cash and Counseling. It also draws lessons from the state’s experience. The report is based primarily on in-person interviews conducted in April... Read more