Community Alternatives Program

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Specializing in Disabled Adult Care

The Community Alternatives Program for Disabled and Elderly Adults (CAP/DA) offers an alternative for elderly and disabled individuals who are facing possible placement in a nursing home but wish to remain living in their own homes.

Available CAP services include:

  • Case management
  • In-home aide
  • Respite care
  • Telephone alert system
  • Waivered supplies, like nutritional supplements by mouth
  • Home mobility aids
  • Adult day health
  • Durable medical equipment and supplies
  • Skilled nursing through qualified agency
  • Therapies including occupational therapy, speech therapy, respiratory therapy, and physical therapy

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be elderly or disabled and have an intermediate or skilled level of care requirement
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be eligible for Medicaid
  • Live in a private residence and be at risk for institutionalization or live in a nursing facility and wish to return to a private residence

More detailed information on CAP/DA can be found HERE.

Referrals are accepted from anyone having knowledge of the person. To make a referral CLICK HERE and fax it to 919-542-2473.

If you have questions about the program or would like to make a referral, please contact:

Shvaughn J. Ross, SW
Lead CAP Case Manager
(919) 542-8265
shvaughn.ross@chathamnc.org

OR

Jana Wiley, SW
CAP Case Manager
(919) 742-5641 x 4269
jana.wiley@chathamnc.org

The Community Alternatives Program for Children (CAP/C) is offered through Amazing Kids of NC, Inc. ( 919-435-6970), Jordan Management Group (877-768-1901), Walker’s Home Care (252-432-6308), RBS Case Management (910-206-7974), and RHA Health Services, Inc. (888-207-7828). These agencies provide long-term, home-based nursing and other medically necessary services, supplies, and equipment to children with special healthcare needs and who live at home with their family.