The program promotes and enables independence and consumer empowerment by granting consumers more control over their personal care needs.
A consumer has the ability to:
- Recruit, interview, train, schedule, supervise and dismiss the Personal Assistant(s) of their choice – independently, or with the assistance of an advocate.
- Verify their Personal Assistant’s time sheets to ensure accuracy before they are submitted.
- Hire as many Personal Assistants as may be deemed necessary to satisfy the consumer’s needs, and as authorized by the Service Provider.