For clients who receive sheltered care services and clients who live in homes not subject to licensing, the AABD Cash Assistance Standard includes:
- an allowance for sheltered care/personal or nursing care need, plus
- a $30 personal needs allowance, plus
- a $10 grant adjustment allowance
- a $25 income exemption (see PM 08-02-01)
These are the only needs included in their AABD Cash Assistance Standard.
The allowance for sheltered care is provided to a client who lives in a sheltered care home or a client who receives sheltered care services in a long term care facility.
The allowance for personal or nursing care is provided to a client who lives in an approved home not subject to licensing.
The amount of the allowance is determined by established sheltered care/personal or nursing care rates. See WAG 11-03-03 for the Rate Schedule for Sheltered Care/Personal or Nursing Care Allowances.