PCA Workforce Council Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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Contact Information

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
PCA Workforce Council
Email Address: pcacouncil@state.ma.us
Phone: 617-573-1712

1 Ashburton Place 11th Floor Boston, MA 02108
Area Served: Boston

Map Location PCA Workforce Council

Narrative

PCA Workforce Council provides information and support for PCA Consumers to hire, train and recruit PCAs. The Council provides a PCA referral directory website and sponsors the consumer orientation training for new hires. PCAs serve people with permanent or chronic disabilities.

The applicant must have a need for hands-on, physical assistance (personal care) in two or more activities of daily living, such as bathing, in addition to housekeeping assistance.

The PCA Program is designed to provide assistance for people that have limited upper body strength or mobility, making it difficult to perform ADLs, activities of daily living Tasks such as, bathing, dressing, toileting, and home care are typical PCA activities. PCA services are designed to provide physical assistance. Supervision and teaching/cueing are not allowable PCA activities.

Service Types

  • Personal Care Management Agency (PCA Agency)

Populations Served

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Health Impairment
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Developmental Disability
  • Elderly Person with disabilities
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Multiple Disability
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Polio
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke

Ages Served

  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Services at Home

Additional Information

  • Fees: MassHealth