Participant direction gives people enrolled in a waiver more control and authority to decide who provides needed services and how those services are provided.
Participant direction is available for Homemaker/Personal care services, often called HPC for short. All three of the waivers administered by the department offer HPC services, which means that Participant-Directed HPC is available using any of DODD’s waivers.
People who choose participant-directed HPC are responsible for
Families can use this fact sheet to understand PDGS requirements and how to get started with service planning.
Service and support administrators can learn about adding PDGS to a person's service plan and billing information with the department's comprehensive guide.