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CDASS Attendant Rate Setting Tool

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The Attendant Rate Setting tool provides guidance to CDASS clients on how to set pay rates for their attendants. It also shows an example step by step process on how to figure out the best rate for their attendants in order to remain under budget. To access the tool, click...

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PDPPC Monthly Meetings

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Hello CDASS and IHSS Stakeholders:  *Friendly Reminder*  You are invited to participate in the Participant-Directed Programs Policy Collaborative (PDPPC) . Dates of Meetings:  The PDPPC meets during 2016 on the 4th Wednesday of the month, except for those months when the group changes the date, usually due to holidays. ...

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Meet Donnie Martin

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Donnie Martin is a Training Coordinator for Consumer Direct of Colorado. He oversees and facilitates trainings, budgeting and consumer support for the southern half of Colorado. Donnie has a passion for helping individuals with disabilities and the elderly. He has been with the Consumer Direct Colorado since its inception...

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Meet Wendy Clark

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Wendy Clark has been with Consumer Direct since the Colorado start up in 2014. Wendy fills the role of Training Coordinator for primarily the Northern half of the state. She oversees and coordinates training, while offering support to consumers with all aspects within the CDASS Program. Wendy‘s personal family...

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Meet Katie McGuire

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Katie McGuire is Consumer Direct of Colorado’s FMS and Operations Supervisor.  Katie oversees the implementation of special projects, oversight of administrative processes, and provides CDASS trainings for the Denver surrounding areas. Katie relocated from Saint Louis to join our team in Colorado bringing a vast amount of knowledge and...

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DOL Releases New Home Care Guide For Families

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The US Department of Labor has just released Paying Minimum Wage and Overtime to Home Care Workers: A Guide for Consumers and their Families to the Fair Labor Standards Act, a new resource for participants and families that covers the changes made by the FLSA Home Care Rule. The guide can...

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New IHSS Form

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Hello SEPs,   As you are aware, effective February, 1 2016 a client is now able to participate in In-Home Support Services (IHSS) with the support of an IHSS provider agency. An IHSS client who is not able to direct and manage their own care has the option to participate...

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PDPPC Meeting On March 1

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Hello CDASS and IHSS Stakeholders: During the February Participant-Directed Programs Policy Collaborative (PDPPC) meeting, members requested a conference call with the Financial Management Services (FMS) vendors regarding the transition to the Fiscal Employer Agent model. This call will take place on Tuesday March 1, 2016 from 1:30 pm to...

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Emergency Contact Card / Back-up Plan

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Consumer Direct Colorado has the following Emergency Contact Card / Back-up Plan in fillable format. Clients can complete, save, and make quick changes as needed. It is recommended all clients keep a back-up plan in a place where family, friends, and caregivers know where to access it. We have posted a directory on the...

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