Category: Homecare


Advocates’ big day in Sacramento

DAC takes part in rally, march to capitol building

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Programs and Services

Disability Action Center has staff in both Chico and Redding that provide no charge programs and services in Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, and Tehama counties.  DAC staff are active in these communities doing outreach, meeting with folks, presenting…

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Outreach & Presentations

  Lots of outreach being done in our communities. If you wish a presentation of DAC programs and services please let us know. DAC counties include Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, and Tehama. Chico Office (530) 893-8527…

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Did you know that ?

Check it out here- http://mynspr.org/post/home-caregivers-do-emotionally-intense-work-complicated-environment#stream/0

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Event today was amazing training – thank you Passages and Patrick Arbore

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An Advocate’s Guide to New Consumer Rights in Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services

New federal Medicaid rules, for the first time, set standards to ensure that Medicaid-funded home and community-based services (HCBS) are provided in settings that are non-institutional in nature.  These standards, which took effect in March 2014, apply to residential settings,…

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Lawmaker Pushes for Restoration of State Funds for Senior Services

by David Gorn Monday, March 17, 2014 http://www.californiahealthline.org/capitol-desk/2014/3/lawmaker-pushes-for-restoration-of-state-fund-for-senior-services Assembly member V. Manuel Pérez (D-Coachella) last week said it’s imperative to restore $25 million in funding for senior services cut from previous budgets, particularly from the 2011-12 budget. He wants an…

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MEDI-CAL MANAGED CARE UPDATE

IF YOU LIVE IN SHASTA, SISKIYOU, LASSEN OR MODOC COUNTIES, THIS IS FOR YOU: All persons living in the northern half of our service area who have Medi-Cal, Medi-Cal/Medicare, Healthy Families or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families for health insurance…

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IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES (IHSS) SUIT SETTLED

NOTICE REGARDING IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES (IHSS) In 2009, the State of California tried to cut IHSS domestic and related hours and to cut funds for IHSS workers who make more than $9.50 an hour. In 2011, the State tried to cut…

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DISABILITY TOPS WORLD HEALTH TRENDS

EARLY DEATH REPLACED BY DISABILITY AS MOST SIGNIFICANT HEALTH RISK “The health of most of the planet’s population is rapidly coming to resemble that of the United States, where death in childhood is rare, too much food is a bigger…

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