Sometimes it can be hard for people or families to find providers. Participant-Directed Services let you hire people you trust or who speak in your language. You can also schedule when the provider comes and supervise some of the Individual Program Plan (IPP) services.
You must live in your own home, your family home, or a community living arrangement.
Some Participant-Directed Services were available before COVID. These services will continue after the pandemic is over, including:
At GT Independence, we believe you should be able to experience life on your own terms. As a financial management service (FMS), we help you manage your services and supports. You control your care. We take care of the details. This includes all of the paperwork, like taxes and payments to your providers. We also handle all background screenings for your support providers. Our goal is to give you the support you need to self-direct your own care.
Have questions about self-directing your own services?