WAG 11-03-01

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
  • new texta $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.