This program helps individuals with serious and persistent mental illness avoid living in a nursing home and allows individuals to age-in. It also helps others who are currently living in an institutional setting transition back to the community.
individuals aged 22 or older.
individuals receiving services can continue to receive services as they age, as long as, they meet eligibility requirements.
must meet Medicaid eligibility guidelines (established income and asset limits)
must meet Medicaid State Plan criteria for nursing home level of care
voluntarily chooses to participate in the waiver and has a diagnosis of serious and persistent mental illness as defined by State of Connecticut PASRR policy