Benefits of Self-Directed Services

  1. You hire workers that you know and trust including family members.

  2. You are in charge of your help. You tell them what help you need and how you like it done.

  3. You schedule your workers at times convenient for you.

  4. Your workers can do various thing for you such as bathing, grooming, dressing, homemaking, rides, etc.  You don't need a different worker for different tasks. 

  5. You set your workers’ wages that fit what they do for you. 

  6. Using a fiscal support entity service or accountant helps you pay your workers and other related expenses. 

  7. Using a fiscal support entity gives you documentation of expenses that is important if you need to apply for Minnesota's Medical Assistance Program. 

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