Jayhawk Aging & Disability Resource Center

 

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The ADRC (Aging and Disability Resource Center) is a trusted source of information where people of all ages, abilities and income levels, and their caregivers, can obtain assistance in planning for their long-term service and support needs.  The ADRC is designed to empower older adults and persons with disabilities to make informed choices about their services and supports.  The ADRC provides objective information and assistance to help people access private or publicly funded service programs.

 

Information, Referral and Assistance:
The ADRC has knowledgeable staff trained in community resource information and can link individuals to a wide variety of community supports and services. 
Options Counseling:
The ADRC has knowledgeable and trained Options Counselors that provide unbiased information that is relevant to the individual’s needs, preferences, and goals.  This person-centered service provides information regarding services and supports in the community both publically and privately funded and supports the individual in making informed choices about their long-term care service options.
Assessments:
The ADRC is responsible for completion of initial and annual  functional eligibility assessments for Home and Community Based Services waivers of Frail Elderly, Physical Disability, and Traumatic Brain Injury, as well as Money Follows the Person (MFP), and PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly).  The ADRC also completes the CARE (Client Assessment, Referral and Evaluation) Assessment for those individuals entering a nursing facility.