The Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) Assisted Living (AL) Waiver maximizes the independence of Nevada's frail elderly by providing assisted living supportive services to eligible individuals in a residential facility that offers 24-hour supervised care, individual living rooms, a kitchenette, sleeping area or bedroom, and contains private toilet facilities.
What Services Can the AL Waiver Provide?
Assistance by a licensed social worker in determining the needs of the client, arranging and monitoring services.
Personal Care Services
Augmented personal care - Includes assistance and supervision with activities of daily living, such as:
Who is Eligible for AL Waiver Services?
To be eligible for services, an individual must meet the following requirements:
- Be 65 years of age or older.
- Be at risk of institutionalization (nursing home placement) if
services are not provided.
- Be financially eligible (call for current income guidelines).
- Meet housing eligibility at an assisted living facility that receives a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC).
How Can I Apply?
If you believe that you or someone you know may be in need of AL Waiver services, contact the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) office nearest you. For a listing of regional offices, click here .
Once a referral is made to the appropriate regional office, a social worker will contact the individual in need of services to determine which services are most appropriate for them.
Once a person is determined eligible for services, a social worker will remain in close contact with the client to assure services are appropriate and are meeting the needs of the client.
ADSD personnel are dedicated to the provision of quality services, which assist individuals to remain independent in their own homes.