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 8268
jana.wiley@chathamnc.org

The Community Alternatives Program for Children (CAP/C) is offered through Woody's Mom, Inc. and provides 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.  For more information on this program, please contact Julia Simmons at (919) 757-6844 or julia@woodysmom.org.