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Home and Community-Based Long Term Care


Service Payments for the Elderly and Disabled (SPED) Program
Provides services for people who are older or physically disabled and who have difficulty completing tasks that enable them to live independently at home.
Expanded Service Payments for the Elderly and Disabled (Ex-SPED) Program
Pays for in-home and community-based services for people who would otherwise receive care in a licensed basic care facility.

Medicaid Waiver for Home and Community-Based Services
This waiver from the federal government allows the state to use Medicaid funds to provide services enabling eligible individuals who would otherwise require nursing home services to remain in their homes or communities.
Older Americans Act Services
These services, which include health maintenance, home-delivered meals, transportation, and other services, enhance the ability of older individuals to maintain their independence and to remain in their own homes and communities.

Video: Go on-the-job to learn about being a Qualified Service Provider by watching an 18-minute video called "A Realistic Job Preview." (112 MB wmv)

For more information or to apply for home and community-based services funded through the Department of Human Services, contact your local County Social Service Office or the ND Aging and Disability Resource-LINK toll-free at 1-855-GO2LINK (1-855-462-5465).


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