Homemaker Personal Care


Available for people using Individual Options or Level One waivers (we accept private pay or government stipends)

Homemaker/Personal Care

Homemaker/Personal Care, often called HPC, supports a person to be more independent while meeting their daily living needs.  Homemaker/personal care advances the individual’s independence within his/her home and community and helps the individual meet daily living needs.  Examples of supports include:

  •  Self Advocacy training to assist the expression of personal preferences, asserting rights, and making increasingly responsible choices,
  •  Self-Direction making decisions and choices affecting the individual’s life,, Daily Living Skills including training in and providing assistance with meal preparation, personal care, self-administration of medication,
  •  Implementation of recommended therapeutic interventions under the direction of a professional or extension of therapeutic services, which consist of reinforcing physical, occupational, speech, and other therapeutic programs, Behavioral support strategies including training and assistance in appropriate expressions of emotions, assertiveness, or acquisition of socially-appropriate behaviors,
  •  Medical and health care services such as routine administration of medication or tending to the needs of individuals who are ill or require attention to the medical needs on an ongoing basis
  • Emergency response training including development of responses in case of emergencies, prevention planning, and training in the use of equipment or technologies,
  • Community access services that explore community services available to all people, and activities needed by the individual to be integrated in and have more access to the community,
  • When provided with other components of homemaker/personal care, assist with personal finances.