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VDA easy access

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VDA easy access

  1. 1. Virginia EASY ACCESS An on-line resource for seniors and adults with disabilities and the providers that support them. www.easyaccess.virginia.gov Presentation by Debbie Burcham Chief Deputy Commissioner Virginia Department for the Aging Moderator: Dr. Ayn Welleford Chair, Education Core, AlzPossible Chair, Dept of Gerontology, VCU
  2. 2. Virginia Easy Access <ul><li>No Wrong Door Tools </li></ul>Designed for: Access to: CAREGIVERS ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES PROFESSIONALS SENIORS
  3. 3. Virginia Easy Access
  4. 4. FEATURES Accessible to all target populations On-line Medicaid Application Direct links to all major websites Written in first person “ Quick Topics” design Definitions imbedded for “difficult to understand” terminology Easy Access Features
  5. 5. FEATURES: Written in First-Person Easy Access Features Accessible to all target populations On-line Medicaid Application Direct links to all major websites Written in first person “ Quick Topics” design Definitions embedded for “difficult to understand” terminology
  6. 6. FEATURES: Direct links to all major websites Easy Access Features Accessible to all target populations On-line Medicaid Application Direct links to all major websites Written in first person “ Quick Topics” design Definitions embedded for “difficult to understand” terminology
  7. 7. FEATURES: “Quick Topics” design Easy Access Features Accessible to all target populations On-line Medicaid Application Direct links to all major websites Written in first person “ Quick Topics” design Definitions embedded for “difficult to understand” terminology
  8. 8. FEATURES: Definitions embedded for “difficult to understand” terminology Easy Access Features Accessible to all target populations On-line Medicaid Application Direct links to all major websites Written in first person “ Quick Topics” design Definitions embedded for “difficult to understand” terminology
  9. 9. FEATURES: On-line Medicaid Application Easy Access Features Accessible to all target populations On-line Medicaid Application Direct links to all major websites Written in first person “ Quick Topics” design Definitions embedded for “difficult to understand” terminology
  10. 10. TOPICS COMMUNITY SUPPORT EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FINANCIAL HELP MY RIGHTS: WHO CAN HELP? TRANSPORTATION RELATED LINKS ABOUT EASY ACCESS HOUSING
  11. 11. Community Supports <ul><li>Assistive Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Bill Paying </li></ul><ul><li>Caregiver Support </li></ul><ul><li>Communication Support </li></ul><ul><li>Credit Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>Employment </li></ul><ul><li>Health Care & Insurance </li></ul>
  12. 12. Community Supports (cont.) <ul><li>Homemaker/Chore/Companion </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition/Food Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Care </li></ul><ul><li>Planning for the Future </li></ul><ul><li>Self Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Service Animals </li></ul><ul><li>Working in Agriculture </li></ul>
  13. 13. Financial Help <ul><li>Energy Assistance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fuel Assistance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crisis Assistance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooling Assistance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weatherization Assistance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Food Stamps and Other Benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Food Stamps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auxiliary Grant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Relief </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Financial Help (cont.) <ul><li>Medicaid/Medicaid Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Medicaid/Medicaid Waivers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medicaid Works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PACE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HIPP </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Medicare </li></ul><ul><li>Social Security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SSI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SSDI </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. My Rights: Who Can Help? <ul><li>Identity Theft/Triad </li></ul><ul><li>Legal Rights/Legal Assistance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal Rights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protection & Advocacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discrimination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Institutional Care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Living in the Community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appointment of Guardian & Conservator </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Self Advocacy </li></ul>
  16. 16. About Virginia Easy Access <ul><li>Virginia Easy Access (and other state initiatives) </li></ul><ul><li>How to Use the Easy Access Website </li></ul>
  17. 17. Virginia Easy Access <ul><li>http://easyaccess.virginia.gov/ </li></ul>

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