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Private Duty Nursing and Personal Care Services

Private Duty Nursing and Personal Care Services Overview

This program provides nursing and personal care services to people of all ages. It is for people who self-direct, so you choose the support services you need. Private duty nursing means you get the expert care of a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse. Personal care services include help with managing medications and with activities that are part of your daily life. The program has many levels of care, so you will need a medical assessment to learn if you qualify. With help from this program, you can keep living in your home and community.

Who Private Duty Nursing and Personal Care Serves 

  • People of any age who meet MaineCare requirements 
  • People who are financially eligible for MaineCare
  • People who need assistance with certain services or activities

With Private Duty Nursing and Personal Care Services, You Can… 

  • Hire, manage, and fire caregivers 
  • Pay caregivers very competitive wages 
  • Set a schedule for caregivers that meets your needs 
  • Decide what type of training your caregivers will need 
  • Submit timesheets from your devices
  • Follow state rules and requirements, like electronic visit verification (EVV)
  • Get support services in your own home and community  
  • Live independently

How GT Independence Supports You 

At GT, we believe that you should have the freedom to choose how to live your life. This includes choosing who provides your needed support services. 

We take a person-centered approach for your financial management services here at GT. This means we work hard to provide you with an exceptional customer experience. As your advocates, we’re here to help you live the life you choose. We do this by:

  • Coordinating all enrollment paperwork
  • Conducting all required caregiver background checks
  • Handling time tracking, tax filings, and insurance concerns 
  • Processing payroll and issuing caregiver payments
  • Assisting members in verifying caregiver citizenship status 
  • Establishing and maintaining member files
  • Assisting members with resolving questions and complaints

Submit a Referral

If you’re ready to self-direct your services or know someone who is, it’s easy to get started. Just fill out our simple referral form.

Get in Touch

A fiscal intermediary like GT can help you receive high-quality care in your own home—without the high costs of assisted living, nursing homes, or traditional care providers. For more information, please contact your Service Coordination Agency. Or, get in touch with us at GT Independence.

Toll-free: 1.877.659.4500
Email: customerservice@gtindependence.com