Workplace Assistance Services provide a range of personal care services and/or supports during paid competitive community employment hours and in a competitive community employment setting to enable waiver participants to accomplish tasks that they would normally do for themselves if they did not have a disability. Assistance may take the form of hands-on assistance (actually performing a personal care task for the participant) or cuing to prompt the participant to perform a personal care task. Workplace Assistance services may be provided on an episodic or on a continuous basis.
Workplace Assistance Services are services that are designed to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the participant, thereby assisting in the retention of paid employment for the participant who is paid at or above the federal minimum wage.
Direct supervision, monitoring, training, education, demonstration or support to assist with personal care while on the job or at the job cite (may include: assistance with meals, hygiene, toileting, transferring, maintaining continence, administration of medication, etc.)