Our Services

A Special Angel’s Touch offers services such as Personal Care, Life Skills 1 (Companion), Respite Care, and Behavioral Assistance. The Home Health Care Giver provided for your loved one has been specifically trained to provide personal care and related services. All information of the Home Health Care Giver’s duties are included in each section.

Medicaid

Service Description:

Thru Medicaid under 21-PCS

Personal Care Services (PCS) provides medically necessary assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) and age appropriate instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) that enable the recipient to accomplish tasks that they would normally be able to do for themselves if they did not have any sort of medical condition or disability.

ADL includes the following:

  • Eating (oral feeding and fluid intake)
  • Bathing/Grooming
  • Dressing/Undressing
  • Toileting/Elimination Needs
  • Transferring
  • Maintaining Continence

IADL includes the following:

  • Personal Hygiene
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Meal Preparations
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Money Management
A Special Angel Touch - Behavior services

Behavior Analysis

Service Description:

A Special Angel’s Touch INC will provide clients at home with Applied Behavioral Analysis which can consist of services provided to assist a person to learn & replace new behaviors that are directly related to existing challenging behaviors or functionally equivalent replacement behaviors for identified challenging behaviors.

Services may also be provided to increase existing behavior, to reduce existing behavior, and to emit behavior under precise environmental conditions. It uses direct observation and measurement of behavior and environment.

Contextual factors, establishing operations, antecedent stimuli, positive reinforcement and other consequences are used based on identified functional relationships between behavior and environment, in order to produce practical behavior changes.

Welcome BCaBA

  • Level 1
  • Level 2
  • Level 3

Services:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Mental Health Services
  • Parenting Classes
  • Parent Support Groups
  • Social Skills Group
  • RBT Training

Waiver

Service Description:

Personal Support for Waiver

Personal Support services provides assistance and training to the patient in activities of daily living, such as eating, bathing, dressing/undressing, and preparation of meals. When specified in the patients support plan, this service can also include light housekeeping chores such as bed making, dusting/vacuuming, assistance with patient’s laundry, shopping and cooking which are incidental to the care furnished, or which are essential to the health and welfare of the patient rather than the patient’s family.

This service can also provide Respite Care to a patient of the age of 21 or older whose living in their family home. The provider, to the extent properly qualified and licensed, assists in maintaining a patient’s own home and property as a clean and safe environment. These services can include heavy household chores to ensure the safety in the patient’s home. Household chores include floor washing, window and wall cleaning, taking down loose rugs/tiles, and moving heavy objects such as furniture.

Services also include non-medical care, supervision, and socialization. This can provide access to community-based activities that cannot be provided by natural or unpaid community supports, and are likely to result in an increased ability to access community resources without paid support.

This service is provided in support of a goal in the patients support plan and is not purely divisional in nature. Assistance is provided on a one-on-one basis to recipient who live in their family homes unless they are engaged in a community-based activity. Community-based activities can be provided to recipients living in their family home or in their own homes in groups not to exceed three.

CMS

Service Description:

Personal Care Services (PCS) provides medically necessary assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) and age appropriate instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) that enable the recipient to accomplish tasks that they would normally be able to do for themselves if they did not have any sort of medical condition or disability.

ADL includes the following:

  • Eating (oral feeding and fluid intake)
  • Bathing/Grooming
  • Dressing/Undressing
  • Toileting/Elimination Needs
  • Transferring
  • Maintaining Continence

IADL includes the following:

  • Personal Hygiene
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Meal Preparations
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Money Management

 Life Skills Development Level 1 (Companion)

Service Description:

Services consist of non-medical care, supervision, and socialization activities provided to adults (recipients of age 21 or older). This service must be provided in direct relation to the achievement of the patients goals per their support plan. The service provides access to community-based activities that cannot be provided by natural or other unpaid supports, and should be defined as activities most likely to result in increased ability to access community resources without paid support. Life Skills Development – Level 1 (Companion) services can be scheduled on a regular, long-term basis.

Life Skills Development services are not merely divisional in nature, but are related to a specific outcome of goal(s) of the patient. Activities can be volunteered and performed by the patient as a pre-work activity or activities that connect a patient to the community.

Respite care

Service Description:

Respite Care is a service that provides supportive care and supervision to individuals under the age of 21 when the primary caregiver is unable to perform duties of a caregiver. This service is generally used due to a brief planned or emergency absence, or when the primary caregiver is available, but temporarily physically unable to care for or supervise the individual for a brief period of time. Respite care is not intended to be used for after school care. Respite care for individuals age 21 or over is available as a part of the personal supports service family.

 Behavioral Therapy

Behavioral Services Include the Following:

  • Behavioral assessment and plan (Performed by a licensed Board Certified Behavior Analyst, BCBA)
  • Assisting the child to engage in or remain engaged in appropriate behaviors
  • Minimizing the child’s challenging behavior
  • Utilizing principles of reinforcement to achieve goals
  • Providing time structured activities
  • Collaboration with, and support for the parent, guardian, and/or individual who customarily provides care, in an effort to provide ongoing behavioral support.

 

 Private Services

  • Our Private Services include, Personal support, Respite Care, Life Skills Development, Behavioral Assistance, and all other therapies. Please note that to obtain Private Pay Services from A Special Angel’s Touch INC, your request must be submitted beforehand to be reviewed and approved by our management.