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Once many individuals reach a certain age, it becomes necessary for them to receive some form of help or assistance from a family member, a home care aide, a home healthcare assistant, or another licensed caregiver.

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Studies have clearly indicated that most seniors do prefer to live in their own homes. In fact, statistics show that only 3.6% of individuals who are over 65 years of age live in a nursing facility.

Let’s explore some reasons why the CDPAP program is one you might want to consider.

Choice In Caregiver

As one of its most unique features, the CDPAP program allows senior citizen to choose their own caregiver, permitting them to select someone from amongst their own group of friends and family members. Someone who may not be comfortable living with, or relying upon, a stranger for their wellbeing can have those misgivings entirely removed by CDPAP.

Even better, as a Medicaid-supported program, CDPAP pays the caregiver, which benefits not only the patient but also the caregiver who may well have been providing their help free-of-charge otherwise.

More Autonomy and Freedom

While there is nothing wrong with traditional home healthcare services or home health aides, some patients feel powerless with these kinds of care initiatives. Not only does the CDPAP program allow senior citizens to choose their own caregiver, but it also allows them to identify the specific services that they will receive.

The Creation of a Routine

Another benefit of the CDPAP program is the maintenance of a routine. As do we all, senior citizens will want their day to progress according to their own wishes. They may like to lounge a bit in the morning or get out for a walk right after breakfast. Perhaps the weekends are for sleeping in. The CDPAP program allows them to manage their own time, rather than experience the pressure of having a fixed schedule with an aide who will show up and leave according to the clock. By following their own plan, they will be more relaxed and their days will be more enjoyable.

Connect With The New York CDPAP Program Specialists

As a CDPAP specialist, and a company specifically contracted by New York to support CDPAP services, Special Touch understands the ins and outs of the program and can help guide you along your path. By allowing us to work with you, you’ll have the full support of our friendly and knowledgeable staff, who will provide you with all of the guidance and support you may need. Whether you have questions about caregiving or are seeking assistance with your CDPAP application, we’re here to help. Reach out today to get started!

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