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Reasons Why The CDPAP Program Benefits Senior Citizens

Once many individuals reach a certain age, receiving some form of help or assistance from a family member, a home care aide, a home healthcare assistant, or another licensed caregiver is necessary.

Studies have indicated that most seniors prefer to live in their own homes. Statistics show that only 3.6% of individuals over 65 live in nursing facilities.

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

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Choice In Caregiver

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

Even better, as a Medicaid-supported program, CDPAP pays the caregiver, which benefits the patient and the caregiver who may 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 care initiatives. Not only does the CDPAP program allow senior citizens to choose their caregivers, 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 we all know, senior citizens will want their day to progress according to their 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 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 contracted explicitly 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 the guidance and support you may need. Whether you have questions about caregiving or seek assistance with your CDPAP application, we’re here to help. Reach out today to get started!

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