Community Alternatives Program (CAP)/Disabled Adults (DA)

What is CAP/DA?

CAP is the community alternatives program for disabled adults. It is a Medicaid funded program which provides in-home services to Medicaid eligible adults who qualify for a skilled nursing facility level.  Home care is an alternative for those facing nursing facility

How do I qualify for CAP/DA?

  • You Have to Be 18 Years of Age or Older with Disabilities 
  • Live in Private Residential Setting 
  • Need Help with Personal Care Eligible for CAP Medicaid
  • At Risk for Nursing Home Placement
  • Can Have their Health, Safety, and Well-Being Needs Met at Home Within Allowable Medicaid Cost Limits

What services are offered through the CAP/DA program?

  • Adult Day Care
  • Durable and Non-Durable Medical Supplies
  • Home Mobility Aides
  • In-Home Aide Services
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Respite Care
  • Telephone Alert

How many hours of In-Home Aide Services can I receive?

The number of hours an individual can receive is depended upon an in-home assessment that will be completed by a social worker and registered nurse.

Interpreter services provided at no cost. 

Contact Us

Call 828-452-6620 and ask to speak to someone about Community Alternatives Program / Disabled Adults.

Equal Opportunity

Haywood County Health and Human Services is an equal opportunity provider and employer.