PCA Program

PCA Program

The Personal Care Attendant (PCA) program is available to individuals of any age who suffer from a disability that hinders their ability to perform necessary daily functions such as going to the bathroom or showering. The PCA Program works with each individual, teaching them how to train and hire a PCA to provide them with assistance tailored to their needs and desires.

Eligibility: Individuals of any age who qualify for MassHealth and have a disability that interferes with your ability to physically care for yourself

Cost: Free

Contact: Marlene Teixeira, 508-999-6400

PCA New Hire Orientation

The curriculum for the PCA New Hire Orientation session along with the materials the PCAs will receive at the Orientation is available on the PCA Workforce Council website, http://www.mass.gov/pca/outreach/new-hire/pca-orientation-curriculum-and-program-materials.html

For the consumer handbook please click the link below:
http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/masshealth/memlibrary/pca-consumer-handbook.pdf
For the spanish version click the link below:
http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/masshealth/memlibrary/pca-consumer-handbook-spanish.pdf

 

Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Overtime Rule Overview

Mass Health has implemented a rule for overtime for PCA’s who work for one or multiple consumers for the most up to date information and to obtain an Overtime Request Form please clink the link below:

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/masshealth/provider-services/forms/pca-oaf.pdf

 

If you are a PCA looking for work or a consumer looking to hire a PCA please check out the Rewarding Resources website for more information.

http://www.rewardingwork.org/State-Resources/Massachusetts.aspx

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