What are PCA services?
Personal Care Assistant (PCA) services help people with disabilities of all ages to live independently in the community or in their family home by assisting with activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, health-related functions, and behavior supervision and intervention.
Who is eligible
To be eligible for PCA services through Arc Northland, you or your family member must:
- Be eligible for or receiving Medical Assistance (MA) insurance
- Be able to make decisions about your own care or have a responsible party who can assist in directing cares and services
- Have a screening assessment done by a county MN Choices screener
What is PCA Choice?
Under the PCA Choice option, more responsibility is shifted to the individual or family, and the PCA agency acts as the employer of record.
Click here to learn more about the PCA program in Minnesota.
For more information about Arc Northland’s PCA Choice program, please contact Jenny Kempfert at (218) 726-4724.
PCA Choice workers receive time and 1/2 pay for the following 5 holidays:
- New Year’s Day
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- Memorial Day
- Labor Day