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Mother is in rehab for a fall and dementia. Brother wishes to quit job,and care for her on discharge. Is there reimbursement available for him?
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I'm sorry to hear of your mother's declining health.

Yes, FL is unique in that they have a special program that will pay the caregiver directly and this may be a qualified relative. It must be in lieu of nursing home care.

However, under this program the senior must qualify (age 60+, income and asset limits, etc) and then the case manager would need to approve the caregiver;

please see:

http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/doea/hce.php

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