Assisted Living Waiver is for individuals, age 21 and over, who currently receive Medicaid services through PASSPORT Choices, Ohio Home Care Waiver programs, live in a nursing home or residential care facility, and are eligible for the Assisted Living Waiver. The monthly income is capped at $1,809; that is 300% of the Supplemental Security Income federal benefit rate. Additionally, applicants must require assistance with at least two activities of daily living , that cannot be met through scheduled assistance.
Once an individual qualifies for the Assisted Living Waiver, he or she will be placed in a facility certified by the Ohio Department of Aging, and will be able to receive personal, on-site care, 24-hour a day response capability, meals, transportation, social and recreational activities, and nursing.
To learn more about the Assisted Living Waiver program, call the Ohio Department of Aging at: