Structured Family Caregiving With Blessed Hands Home Care

Explore the Benefits of Structured Family Caregiving with Blessed Hands Home Care

Unlock the opportunity to become a paid caregiver for a family member within the comfort of your home through the Structured Family Caregiving program (SFC) by Blessed Hands Home Care.

This initiative provides financial assistance and support services to Georgia families dedicated to caring for a senior or disabled loved one at home.

Eligibility for financial compensation is possible if you meet the following criteria:

  1. Reside with the individual as their primary caregiver.
  2. Share a biological relationship, such as being a daughter or grandson, or have a family connection through marriage, like a daughter-in-law or son-in-law.
  3. The person you care for must be Georgia Medicaid-eligible and participate in the CCSP or SOURCE waiver program.

It’s important to note that spouses of waiver participants or legal guardians do not qualify for compensation. Embrace the benefits of the SFC program and receive the support you deserve while caring for your loved one at home.

Requirements for Participation in the SFC Program

For those aspiring to be a family caregiver and receive compensation through the Structured Family Caregiving (SFC) program, adherence to specific criteria is essential.

To qualify for payment, you must:

  1. Demonstrate a commitment to providing caregiving services within the home environment.
  2. Refrain from engaging in external employment outside of the home.
  3. Avoid running any businesses, including online stores, from your residence.

Daily Tasks Eligible for Stipend Consideration

Caregivers can qualify for the stipend by actively engaging in various daily tasks that contribute to the well-being of their family member. These tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Meal preparation
  2. Assisting with eating
  3. Facilitating bathing
  4. Aiding in dressing
  5. Assisting with movements in and out of bed
  6. Providing transportation to and from appointments
  7. Assisting with mobility around the house
  8. Helping with sitting and standing activities
  9. Supporting other essential activities of daily living

By undertaking these crucial responsibilities, caregivers not only contribute to the health and comfort of their loved ones but also become eligible for compensation under the SFC program.

Qualification Criteria for Care Recipients

Individuals eligible to receive care through the Structured Family Caregiving (SFC) program must fulfill the following criteria:

  1. Require Assistance with Daily Living Activities: The care recipient should need support for daily activities, including but not limited to feeding, dressing, bathing, and other essential tasks.
  2. Medicaid Eligibility in Georgia: The care recipient must be eligible for Medicaid in the state of Georgia.
  3. Participation in CCSP or SOURCE Waiver Program: To qualify, the individual should be a participant in either the CCSP (Community Care Services Program) or SOURCE Waiver Program.
  4. Co-Residence with the Care Provider: The person in need of care must live with the designated caregiver, who is responsible for providing daily care and assistance.

By meeting these specific criteria, individuals can avail themselves of the care and support provided through the SFC program, ensuring a comprehensive and compassionate approach to their daily needs.

To connect with our Director of Structured Family Caregiving, please reach out to us at (678) 278-9223