E-mail Address: NoWrongDoor@acl.hhs.gov
New Funding Opportunity:
The following resources have been provided for applicants interested in the new NWD funding opportunity. The full funding announcement can be found here.
FOA Informational Webinar and FAQs
- Webinar Recording for informational call held on April 25, 2018
- Presentation Slides
- Transcript of Informational Webinar
- Frequently Asked Questions - Updated June 2018
Return on Investment (ROI) and Business Case Examples
- The Scan Foundation's Business Case for Person Centered Care and ROI Calculator: http://www.thescanfoundation.org/business-case-person-centered-care
- Example of ROI Toolkit
Examples of Evidence-Informed Models
Grantees will be required to implement an evidence-informed model by formalizing key referral sources and increasing access to person-centered counseling to all populations. The chart below provides examples of successful evidence-informed models.
|Veteran-Directed Home and Community Based Services (VD-HCBS)||https://nwd.acl.gov/VD-HCBS.html||Provides Veterans greater choice and control over the long-term services and supports that help Veterans live at home.|
Return to Community Initiative
|The Return to Community Initiative provides consumers with a Community Living Specialist (CLS) from Senior LinkAge Line who develops a list of services for the home to help individuals after they leave the nursing facility. The CLS provides counseling to help people look at all long-term care options based on where and how they want to live. After a person returns to a community setting, the CLS provides follow-up for up to five years to ensure the person remains successful for as long as possible in the home of their choice.|
Family Care Program
|https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/familycare/whatisfc.htm||Family Care is a Medicaid long-term care program for frail elders, and adults with physical, developmental, or intellectual disabilities. People in the program receive long-term care services to help them live in their own home whenever possible. Family Care is an innovative program that provides a full range of long-term care services, all through one flexible benefit program and a comprehensive network of long-term care providers.|
Eastern Virginia Care Transitions Partnership (EVCTP)
|http://www.evctp.org/||The comprehensive, all-inclusive approach coordinates the entire continuum of care and prevention, including transitioning between care settings, incorporating HCBS, and partnering with MCOs and ACOs. The use of care coordination teams offers Medicare patients the tools they need to meaningfully engage with healthcare providers.|
November 30, 2017 - Special Event Honoring our Veterans
Veterans representing multiple service branches joined leaders from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and Virginia's health and human resources agencies in Mechanicsville, VA to showcase the impact of the Veteran-Directed Home and Community Based Services (VD-HCBS) program.
Media Coverage of the special event:
- Richmond Times-Dispatch: Program allowing disabled and aging veterans to stay in their homes expands to Hampton Roads
- WWBT NBC 12: Program to provide disabled veterans at-home care expands
- WTVR CBS 6: 'Innovative' program allows disabled veterans to live at home
- Daily Press: Program allows veterans to hire caregivers, expanding into Hampton Roads
- HHS: Readout of Acting HHS Secretary Hargan's Visit to Mechanicsville, Virginia
- ACL Blog: Our veterans sacrificed for our nation's independence. This unique program helps preserve theirs.