News and Events
How will Community Living Services benefit me or my loved one?
Community Living Services will benefit you or your loved one by supporting the greatest degree of independence possible in an individual’s chosen lifestyle. Community Living Services assist individuals with intellectual or other developmental disabilities to build skills, increase independence, and live successfully and happily in the community of their choice.
What kind of training, certification, or licensure is required for CLASS case managers?
All case managers are required to complete an online assessment sponsored by the State of Kansas. CLASS also requires 45 hours of training for case managers during the first year of employment, and 40 hours of training per year thereafter.
How will Personal Care services benefit me or my loved one?
Personal Care services, or PCS, are one-on-one supports provided to an individual (child or adult) who lives in their family home. Personal Care services are intended to provide relief for the family and allow the individual to continue to reside in the home. Staff assistance is based on the needs identified in the individual’s Person-Centered Support Plan, but can include assistance in the activities of daily living, medications, accessing medical care, meal planning and preparation, and recreation and leisure activities.
What are the basic requirements for a Shared Living Provider?
A Shared Living Provider must be able to pass all background and driver’s license checks, and the home must have a bedroom for the individual.
What is the cost of Targeted Case Management services?
In most cases, targeted case management services are billed through the individual’s medical card if the individual is eligible for KanCare.
If the individual does not qualify to receive targeted case management services through her or his medical card, the service cost is determined using a fixed sliding fee scale based on the individual’s income.