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Home Care FAQ's

What is Home Health Care?


Home health care is a wide range of health care services that can be given in your home for an illness or injury. Home health care is usually less expensive, more convenient, and just as effective as care you get in a hospital or skilled nursing facility.




What types of services are included in Home Health Care?


These services can include, but are not limited to: • Home Health Aides • Personal Care Aides • Live-In Services • Private Duty • Nursing • Companion • Medication Management




What is a caregiver?


Caregivers attend to the needs of others. A caregiver can be a spouse or an adult child, friends, or a home health aide.




Does Boulevard screen their caregivers?


Yes! Boulevard Home Care conducts background checks, drug testing, skills competency testing, and certificate verification.




Does Boulevard accept Health Insurance, Medicare or Medicaid?


Yes, contact us today at 718-407-2420




What can a caregiver assist me with?


Various tasks including but not limited to: • Provide companionship • Bathing • Dressing • Meal prep • Medication reminders • Accompany patients to appointments/errands





CDPAP FAQ's

What is CDPAP?


CDPAP is a Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Program that allows people to hire and manage their own caregivers.




Who can I hire as a caregiver under the CDPAP Program?


Your son, daughter, grandchild, relative, friend or existing home attendant. Who cannot be your caregiver:
• Legal spouse
• A Designated representative (the person who makes home care decisions for you)
• Your Parent (if you are under 21).




Can a patient and caregiver live in the same household?


Yes, patient and caregivers can reside in the same household.




Do I need any certifications to be a CDPAP caregiver?


No. No certifications; no prior training is required.




What do i need to get approved as a CDPAP Caregiver


If you are 18 or older and authorized to work in the US, you can get approved. You’ll need • a physical exam • complete paperwork • proof of address and Identification




Can Boulevard CDPAP replace my current Home Care Services?


Yes, depending on the type of care in your care plan, the CDPAP program can replace traditional home care services.




Can I switch my current CDPAP Service from another agency?


Yes. Call 718-407-2420 and we will assist you with the transition.




How much does the CDPAP program cost?


This is a Medicaid-funded program; you will not pay anything.




Do you have to be on Medicaid to qualify for CDPAP?


YES. This program is for Medicaid recipients only. Medicare is not enough. If you don’t have Medicaid but think you may be eligible, call 718-407-2420 to discuss your options.




Am I eligible for CDPAP?


You may be eligible if: You have Medicaid Live in New York Need help with day-to-day activities




How many hours can I work?


This depends on two things: 1. How many hours the consumer is approved for.
2. How many hours the consumer would like you to work.
‍All work hours are subject to labor regulations and policies.




Can I work 24 hours (overnight) for a patient?


The exact number of hours you can work depends on insurance approval and patient neccessity.




Do you pay overtime?


If the patient you serve is authorized to receive more than 40 hours per week AND you work over 40 hours in a given week, you’ll get paid overtime.





Employee FAQ's

How much will I get paid?


Pay rates depend on the patient's location and insurance plan. Call and discuss your pay rate.





Brooklyn Boulevard Alp LHCSA

636 Louisiana Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11239

718-269-5165

Boulevard Home Care Associates

71-61 159th Street (Lower Level)

Flushing, NY 11365

718-407-2420

Boulevard Home Care Associates

1400 Old Country Road, Suite 304

Westbury, NY 11365

718-269-5165 ext. 215

Buffalo: 716-222-3132

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