(1) "Personal assistance services" means:
(A) Those basic and ancillary services that enable eligible individuals to live in their homes and communities rather than in institutions and to carry out functions of daily living, self-care and mobility;
(B) Basic services include, but are not limited to, getting in and out of a bed, wheelchair or motor vehicle; assistance with routine bodily functions, such as health maintenance activities; bathing and personal hygiene; dressing and grooming; and feeding, including preparation and cleanup.
(2) "Personal assistant" means an individual of the consumer's choice who provides personal assistance services for the eligible individual.
(3) "Recipient" means any individual receiving funds through the Ron Yost personal assistance program.
(4) "Ron Yost personal assistance program functional assessment tool" means the written and physical evaluation used to determine eligibility of individuals to receive services and the hours of service to be provided under this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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