Group Adult Foster Care (GAFC) is a Mass Health program that pays for personal care services for eligible seniors and adults with disabilities who live in GAFC-approved housing.
To qualify, residents must be eligible for Mass Health and need help with at least one daily personal care task such as bathing or dressing. GAFC only pays for the cost of personal care services and medication reminders when you live in approved housing, It does not pay housing cost.
What Benefits Will I Receive?
If you qualify for Group Adult Foster Care, you will receive the following benefits:
An individual care plan developed by a
Registered Nurse and Case Manager
Personal Care Services in your home each day
Medication management reminders
24/7 on-call access
Supervision and assistance with ADL's
(Activities of Daily Living)
General assistance with errands, and light cleaning.
TYPES OF SERVICES PROVIDED
> Personal Care Assistance >Homemaking >Case Management >Nurse Monitoring >Community based collaboration >Referrals for social integration
The Adult Foster Care (AFC) program is a MassHealth program that provides
personal care services in a family-like setting to elderly or disabled individuals.
AFC provides assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), nursing oversight
and care management in a setting that provides 24 hour supervision.
These individuals, the foster families, and the Adult Foster Care Program
provider must meet the criteria and guidelines set forth by MassHealth.
The Group Adult Foster Care (GAFC) program is a
MassHealth program that provides personal care services
in either a community or assisted living setting to individuals
who are elderly and/or disabled.
GAFC provides assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs),
nursing oversight and care management. Individuals must meet
the criteria and guidelines set forth by MassHealth: