SERVICES

Atlanta Cares ofers a range of high quality services to ensure you, or your loved one, can enjoy life in home.



SKILL NURSING CARE


ATLANTA CARES SERVICES, INC is here to assist our Clients in doing the day-to-day things they love to do in the comfort of their homes. We are here to give your loved ones the Personalized, Compassionate Care and love they rightly deserved.
•Assessment Wound Care
•Skilled Nursing Care
•Personal Hygiene Care
•Live-In Care
•Personal Care Support
•Pill Box Set-Up
•Bathing and Dressing Assistance
•House Keeping
•Dementia Care
•Incontinence Care
•Alzheimer’s Care
•Meal Preparation
•Escort to Appointments

SERVICES

Community Care Service Program (CCSP)

Community Care Service Program (CCSP)

The CCSP Program was created with the feeble elderly adults in mind. This program is designed to assist the elderly with remaining in their homes and or community while receiving services and or care as an alternative to nursing home. This program allows the state(s) to keep diversion home cost low. The state of Georgia allows all participants enrolled in this program the free will to choose personal care-giver. Generally the adults utilizing this program do not need the level of care found in a nursing home however, they do require some assistance with everyday living.


Developmental Disabilities DBHDD

Developmental Disabilities DBHDD

Here at Atlanta- Cares we focus on Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities along with treatment and support services to people with mental health challenges and substance use disorders, and assists individuals who live with intellectual and developmental disabilities. • BEHAVIORAL HEALTH/ DEVELOPMENT DISABILITY SERVICES COVERS depression, anxiety disorders, psychotic diagnoses, bipolar disorder, posttraumatic stress, mental health and substance abuse disorder, autism, eating disorders and neuronrehabilitation. Any resident in the State of Georgia is eligible for DBHDD services •• The stigma of mental illness continues to decrease while more people are seeking and receiving treatment. There’s a high demand for behavioral health services yet not enough services available. we recognize our responsibility to patients and their families to provide them with specialized care and treat them with dignity and respect.


Group Homes for Young Adults in Georgia

Group Homes for Young Adults in Georgia

Atlanta-cares understand the importance of guiding and protecting our youth. We have created a sound,positive and encouraging program to assist our troubled young adults living in the State of Georgia. Helping our teens with coping with depression, substance abuse, anxiety, bipolar disorder and mental health. We have created a program that will not only help troubled teens but also guide them in taking the right foot forward in life. Understanding adult hood.


Eligibility

Eligibility

To be eligible for the CCSP Program participants must>>>>>
Be eligible for Medicaid
Applicants must be a resident of Georgia
must be 65 years or older or physically disabled
Functional and financial eligibility requirements must be met.
Applicants must have physical limitations and require the level of care provided in a nursing home.
Documentation from a doctor must be provided.
Require nursing home level care-give
Complete an assessment
income/ saving eligibility
Georgia Medicaid Waiver require both income and financial limits.
For 2018, the income limit for an individual is $2,250 per month,
If the applicant is married, only the income in the name of the applicant applying for Medicaid will be counted towards the income limit.
The individual asset limit is $2,000.
Some assets are exempt OR “non-countable”>>>>assets such as>>>>the applicant’s home and the land the home is on, as long as the applicant or their spouse lives in the home and the equity value of the home is under $572,000. Burial contract up to $10,000, an automobile, life insurance policies with a face value up to $1,500, household goods, and personal items, such as clothing.
“Countable” or non-exempt assets include total cash on hand, bank accounts, and other liquid investments and retirement accounts.
***PLEASE BE ADVISED*** A couple’s asset(s) are considered jointly owned. However, the respective retirement account of the applicant’s spouse is not counted. Thee nonapplicant spouse is permitted to retain up to $123,600 in financial resources. This is known as the Community Spouse Resource Allowance.
RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE FOR APPLICANTS WHO EXCEED THE INCOME OR ASSETS LIMITS. The State of Georgia has a Medically Needy Medicaid program that reasoned with individuals with surpassing medical and care costs, although they are over the limits. You may also seek another option through the Medicaid exempt trusts and annuities. Individuals who are seeking this approach should be aware that legal or financial expertise is necessary. Medicaid planning is a great option for those seeking assistance. Types of Medicaid planning and their fees guide..


Children with Disabilities (GAP)

Children with Disabilities (GAP)

Children are beautiful gifts from God. As know know, children are born everyday with different disabilities that may hinder them from enjoying certain events and or needing everyday assistance. They will also need assistance with improving hand-eye coordination and interactions with other children and adults. Here at Atlanta-Cares we offer great services to assist families with the stress of everyday care of a loved one. ***BEHAVIORAL HEALTH/ DEVELOPMENT DISABILITY SERVICES COVERS • depression, anxiety disorders, psychotic diagnoses, bipolar disorder, posttraumatic stress, mental health and substance abuse disorder, autism, eating disorders and neuronrehabilitation • Any resident in the State of Georgia is eligible for DBHDD services .


C.N.A Schools

C.N.A Schools

To become a CNA, you’ll need a high school diploma or GED, along with nursing assistant training. We are a State-approved, certified nursing program. We offer a minimum of 75 hours of classrrom instruction and clinical training.


FAQ FOR CNA SCHOOLS

How much does it cost to become a certified nursing assistant?
The cost of taking the Nurse Assistant Competency Certification Exam is included in the tuition. Students enrolled in the NAT program are required to pay a fee of $1,300.00.
How long does it take to become a CNA?
Most certified nursing assistant programs take between four and 12 weeks. This is broken into contact hours and clinic practice. State-approved programs offer a minimum of 75 hours of classroom instruction and clinical training.
How much does a cna make an hour?
CNAs earned an average wage of $12.22 per hour as of May 2011, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The national median rate of pay for this profession was $11.63 per hour, with the bottom 10 percent earning just under $9.00 and the top 10 percent earning almost $17.00 per hour on average.
What do you do as a CNA in a hospital?
Aiding the nursing staff in nearly every aspect of patient care, hospital CNAs play a significant role in a patient’s day-to-day experience within a health-care facility. What are the requirements for being a CNA? Proof of age. (18YRS AND OLDER) High school diploma or GED equivalent. Physical examination. Proof of immunization. TB testing results. Background check (fingerprint method) CPR and First Aid certification. Valid state driver’s license or ID card.