Name: Vital Link Adult Day Center
Services: Adult Day Services (ADS)
Date Opened: 09/28/1998
Address: 418 Odd Fellows Ln, Northfield, MN, 55057-1672
Features: Age range, Alternative Care Waiver (AC), Bathing, Brain Injury Waiver (BI), Capacity, Community Access for Disability Inclusion Waiver (CADI), Developmental Disabilities Waiver (DD), Elderly Waiver (EW), Essential Community Supports (ECS), Hospice, Medicaid (Medical Assistance), Medicare, Occupational therapy, Older adults with disabilities, Physical therapy, Speech therapy
Description of Services: Adult day services provide an individualized and coordinated program of activities. Services are directed at maintaining or improving a person’s ability to self-care. This includes health, social and nutritional services. Services are directed toward the achievement of specific outcomes identified after assessment in a service plan.Provide needed support for an older adult or person with disabilities who has a functional limitation and needs supervised care outside of his or her residence during the day.
Eligibility: Under the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) settings rule, tiered standards will be added to Adult Day Services (ADS) as of January 1, 2021 or upon federal approval. The tiered standards mean:
* People who received Adult Day Services (ADS) prior to January 1, 2021, regardless of their age, may continue to use adult day services if they are assessed to need the service and choose to receive it.
* People who have NEVER received Adult Day Services (ADS) and are new to the service, may only choose this service if they are age 55 or older.
* People who are under age 55 and have NEVER received Adult Day Services (ADS) can access other day services, such as day support services.
For more information about the tiered standards and Home and Community Based Services settings transition rule, please visit the [HCBS settings](https://mn.gov/dhs/partners-and-providers/news-initiatives-reports-workgroups/long-term-services-and-supports/hcbs-transition) website and the [HCBS settings rule statewide transition plan](https://edocs.dhs.state.mn.us/lfserver/Public/DHS-7817B-ENG).
Cost: This service may be covered for persons with Medical Assistance Home and Community Based Care Waivers, Alternative Care Program, Veteran’s Administration TRICARE or by Long Term Care Insurance Plans. Services may also be purchased private pay.
If you have waiver funding, the service plan (based on an assessment of your needs) determines which services are funded through your waiver.
Area Served: Rice