Community Care Service Program

Community Care Services Program

Helping seniors and people with functional impairments stay in their homes.

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Community Care Service Program (CCSP), helps senior adults and people with functional impairments stay in their homes and communities for as long as possible. CCSP is a program of the Georgia Department of Community Health. Visiting Nurse Health System provides case management oversight for over 2,000 CCSP clients at any given time allowing them to access community-based care and retain their independence.

Adult Day Program

  • Daytime care and supervision in an adult daycare center
  • Available up to five days a week
  • Therapeutic activities and outings
  • Meals adapted to prescribed diets
  • Dementia-specific care

 

Alternative Living Services

  • Alternative residence for persons unable to remain independent in their homes
  • Meals, personal care and supervision

 

Emergency Response Services

  • 24 hour, 7 day in-home electronic support
  • Personal Emergency Response System

 

Home Healthcare Services

  • Skilled nursing with medication management
  • Medical case management

 

Respite Care

In-home & out of home (where available)

Personal Support Services

  • Assistance with meal preparation, hygiene and nutrition
  • Lighthouse keeping, shopping and other support services

 

Transportation

Coordinated for medical, dental, vision services

Home Delivered Meals

  • Daily or weekly deli very of nutritious meals
  • Modified meals to meet special nutritional needs

 

Case Management

  • All social and medical needs are supported by individual
    Case Managers

CCSP Eligibility Requirements

  • Functional impairment caused by physical limitation
    NOTE: Alzheimer’s and dementia are physical conditions
  • Unmet need for care
  • Approval of care plan by applicant/client’s physician
  • Services fall within the average annual cost of Medicaid reimbursed care provided in a nursing facility
  • Approval of an intermediate (LOC) certification for nursing home placement
  • Medicaid eligible after admission to CCSP Client chooses community based rather than institutional services
  • Health and safety needs can be met by CCSP
  • Participation in no other Medicaid waiver program
  • Medicare home health services do not meet their needs
  • The need for services beyond home delivered meals
  • A home environment free of illegal behavior and threats of bodily harm to other persons
  • A client is NOT required to be homebound to receive CCSP services

Visiting Nurse Service Area

Barrow
Bartow
Butts
Carroll
Chatooga
Cherokee
Clayton
Cobb
Coweta

Dekalb
Douglas
Fayette
Floyd
Forsyth
Fulton
Gordon
Gwinnett
Hall

Haralson
Henry
Jasper
Newton
Paulding
Pickens
Polk
Rockdale
Spalding
Walton