Pinnacle is an enrolled service provider with the North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance to provide the following services:
For clients requiring a higher level of physical assistance, personal care includes all available services, plus specialized assistance with one or more of the six basic Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).
Because of the increased physical interaction and potential for complexity when providing personal care, Pinnacle Home Care requires all of our personal care providers to have CNA (certified nursing assistant) or equivalent level training and/or experience, affording an added level of assurance that they understand how to interact safely with a frail older person.
In Home Skill Building
Community Networking services consist of:
- Participation in adult education
- Development of community based time management skills
- Community based classes for the development of hobbies or leisure/cultural interests
- Volunteer work
- Participation in formal/informal associations and or community groups
- Training and education in self-determination and self advocacy
- Using public transportation
- Inclusion in a broad range of community settings that allow the participant to make community connections
Habilitation services aimed at assisting the beneficiary to acquire, improve, and retain skills in self-help, general household management and meal preparation, personal finance management, socialization and other adaptive areas. Training outcomes focus on allowing the beneficiary to improve his/her ability to reside as independently as possible in the community. Assistance in activities of daily living when the beneficiary is dependent on others to ensure health and safety. Habilitation services allow the beneficiary to participate in home life or community activities. Transportation to and from the residence and points of travel in the community is included to the degree that they are not reimbursed by another funding source.
Respite services provide periodic support and relief to the primary caregiver from the responsibility and stress of caring for the individual.
Respite programs provide planned short-term and time-limited breaks for families and other unpaid care givers of children with a developmental delay and adults with an intellectual disability in order to support and maintain the primary care giving relationship. Respite also provides a positive experience for the person receiving care and help to break up monotony of daily routines.
CAP DA - Community Alternatives Program For Disabled Adults
Community Alternative Programs for Disable Adults (CAP/DA). This type of program is a special Medicaid approved program for the disabled adult 18 years or older and case managed by a case manager affiliated with the local DSS . This community based program makes care at home a reality verses living in long term care facilities away from family members. The recipient can be maintained at home with chronic illnesses as long as they are medically stable.