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HDJ Angel's Home Care Services provides Consumer Directed Services (CDS)

What is CDS?

Medicaid-based program that provides personal care attendants (PCA) services to individuals with disabilities, enabling them to live independently in their own homes and communities.

Consumers in the CDS program are trained to employ their own attendants to assist them with daily task.

The CDS Program is designed to assist individuals with disabilities to receive the attendant services they need to live safely in a home setting of their choice, instead of living in a more restrictive institutional environment. 

What types of services can I receive through CDS?

CDS provides people with disabilities with assistance in the following areas. Participants may qualify for some or all of these services.

  • Bathing

  • Dressing

  • Grooming

  • Toileting

  • Ostomy/colotomy hygiene

  • Obtaining medication

  • Transferring

  • Range of motion

  • Meal preparation/ feeding/ cleanup

  • Housekeeping/ laundry

  • Errand (shopping, paying bills, picking up medication)

Who qualifies to receive CDS?

  • Be eligible for Medicaid (https://dss.mo.gov/mhd/)

  • Be 18 years of age or older

  • Be able to direct his or her own care

  • Be capable of living independently with the services of a personal care attendant

  • Require at least a nursing facility level of care

How can I become a candidate?

Once meeting the minimum qualifications at DHSS (Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services), contact us @ 314-334-4111. We will help you get your personal care attendant prepared for employment.

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