Community Supports definition

Community Supports means support provided to assist individuals to develop skills and social connections. The supports may include teaching and/or assistance in daily living, support to participate in community activities, and building and sustaining healthy personal, family and community relationships. Community Supports may involve individual supports or group supports (two or more people). Community supports includes transportation to access the community. Supports must be provided in accordance with the desires of the individual and their Individual Support Agreement and take place within settings that afford opportunities for choice and inclusion that are consistent with federal home and community-based services rules.
Community Supports means resources, services, and supports available to a client as a member of the community. This includes, but not limited to, resources available through organizations such as faith-based, cultural, geographic, non-profit, for-profit, and community groups.
Community Supports means services that promote the ability of persons with disabilities to be self-sufficient and live independently in their own communities.

Examples of Community Supports in a sentence

  • If transporting Participants, a Community Supports Professional must have a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.

  • A Community Supports Professional must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent (Bachelor’s Degree is not required).

  • By January 1, 2025, the Parties must develop a process to implement DHCS guidance regarding closed loop referrals to applicable Community Supports, ECM benefits, and/or community-based resources, as referenced in the CalAIM Population Health Management Policy Guide,1 APL 22-024, or any subsequent version of the APL, and as set forth by DHCS through APL, or other, similar guidance.

  • County shall record, generate, and send a claim or invoice to CalOptima for Community Supports rendered.

  • County Associates shall deliver contracted Community Supports in accordance with the DHCS service definitions and requirements, CalOptima Policies, CalOptima Policy GG.1355: Community Supports, and this Contract.


More Definitions of Community Supports

Community Supports means “in-lieu of services”, as set forth in 42 CFR § 438.3(e)(2), services or settings that are offered in place of services or settings covered under the California Medicaid State Plan and are medically appropriate, cost-effective alternatives to the State Plan Covered Services. Community Supports are optional for both CalOptima and the Member and must be approved by the DHCS and authorized and identified in CalOptima’s Medi-Cal Contract with DHCS. Effective no sooner than January 1, 2022, CalOptima shall offer the following four (4) selected DHCS-approved Community Supports, as further defined in CalOptima Policy GG.1355: Community Supports: (i) Housing Transition Navigation Services; (ii) Housing Deposits; (iii) Housing Tenancy and Sustaining Services; and (iv) Recuperative Care (Medical Respite). For purposes of this Contract, the Community Supports Provider shall offer to Members only the DHCS-approved Community Supports described in Attachment A, Part XV of this Contract.
Community Supports means community based programs designed to promote independence, productivity and integration for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
Community Supports means support provided to assist individuals to develop skills and social
Community Supports means community services such as recreational activities, social clubs, religious services, employment services, and transportation, as well as other supportive services that are available to the general population and not designated to serve only persons with disabilities.
Community Supports means resources or services accessible to a client as a member of the community.
Community Supports or “CS” means the Medi-Cal benefit, part of CalAIM, that is designed to address social drivers of health. Medi-Cal managed care plans may offer the following 14 community supports: (1) housing transition navigation services; (2) housing deposits; (3) housing tenancy and sustaining services; (4) short-term post-hospitalization housing; (5) recuperative care (medical respite); (6) day habilitation programs; (7) caregiver respite services; (8) nursing facility transition/diversion to assisted living facilities; (9) community transition services/nursing facility transition to a home; (10) personal care and homemaker services; (11) environmental accessibility adaptations (home modifications); (12) medically supportive food/meals/medically-tailored meals; (13) sobering centers; and (14) asthma remediation.
Community Supports means support provided to assist individuals to develop skills and social connections. The supports may include teaching and/or assistance in daily living, support to participate in community activities, and building and sustaining healthy personal, family and community relationships.