CDPAP Program In New York2020-03-21T17:36:28-04:00

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Medicaid Covered CDPAP Program

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The CDPAP Program benefits those that need help with activities of everyday life.

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Patient & Family Guide

The CDPAP Program Is For Those That Need Help With Everyday Activities

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Helping 1000s of Aging Families across NYC
Trusted in NYC for 40 Years
Locations Across the 5 Boroughs

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The Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program, commonly referred to as “CDPAP,” is an innovative alternative to traditional home health aide service. If you require in-home care but prefer the assistance of someone you already know and trust, such as a friend or family member, this is the program for you.

How the CDPAP program works

Recipients of care, or “consumers” can select, hire, train, and manage their own caregivers. This may seem a bit overwhelming, however with Special Touch in your corner it’s quick and straightforward.

We work with caregivers, ensuring that their hiring documents and other necessary paperwork are complete and in order. With several Application Centers throughout the area, there’s a convenient location for everyone.

Our friendly staff members are well trained and informed on all aspects of the requirements of the program. Your assigned Care Representative will gladly answer any of your questions.

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Pam became a caregiver for her mother with Dementia.

“ Special Touch is one of the best among NYC agencies. They accept most insurances and will even help you apply for services. They know exactly what you need to do in order to qualify. I work in the CDPAP program, they helped my family apply and as long as I clock in and out, I get a weekly paycheck. ” – Pam

“ Vieri, Karina, and Zulanny at the Bronx office provide the best customer service. They are very attentive & help you with any questions or concerns. ” – Basili Cruz

Basili needed help taking care of her Aunt with Cerebral Palsy.
Basili needed help taking care of her Aunt with Cerebral Palsy.

“ Vieri, Karina, and Zulanny at the Bronx office provide the best customer service. They are very attentive & help you with any questions or concerns. ” – Basili Cruz

Naomi became a caregiver for her Mother in Queens, New York.

“ I went into the Flatbush Location and meet with my recruiter Ms. Barbara who was so pleasant and very patient with me. If you are looking to take care of a loved one go to Special Touch and they will help you with all the paperwork. Thank you, Ms. Barbara. ” – Cleveland Clarke

“ Taking care of a loved one is hard, doing it without being able to support yourself and your family is nearly impossible, thanks to CDPAP and Special Touch for allowing me to do both. ” – Michael Reyes

Pam was able to care for her mother and get paid for her service.
Pam was able to care for her mother and get paid for her service.

“ Taking care of a loved one is hard, doing it without being able to support yourself and your family is nearly impossible, thanks to CDPAP and Special Touch for allowing me to do both. ” – Michael Reyes

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Choose the caregiver of your choice. 100% funded by Medicaid.

You, a friend or a family member can take care of Mom or Dad in the warmth, comfort & familiarity of their own home — thanks to the Special Touch CDPAP Program.

CDPAP caregivers perform the same care that a home health aide or home attendant can offer. They can also do certain “skilled” care activities that would otherwise need to be performed by a nurse.

No matter which of the 5 boroughs you live in… The Special Touch CDPAP Program is designed to fit your needs.

Want to know if you’re eligible to join the CDPAP program?

When your loved one’s health and safety are on the line — there is no “good” reason to put the decision off another day.

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FAQs to Ease Your Mind

CDPAP is a Medicaid funded program in New York

Caregivers do not need special training or licenses to provide one-of-a-kind care

Children, Grandchildren, Nieces, Nephews, and even your nearest and dearest friend can become a caregiver. (Must be 18 years or older. Eligible to work in the USA)

Caregivers receive weekly payment from Special Touch Home Care

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