New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:4g-4 - Eligibility

30:4G-4. Eligibility
A person with a chronic physical disability who is between 18 and 65 years of age and is a resident of this State is eligible for the personal attendant program if:

a. The person is in need of personal attendant services pursuant to a written plan of personal attendant services prepared by a social worker or a registered professional nurse in collaboration with the person who shall receive the services;

b. A relative or other informal care-giver is not available or not appropriate to provide the needed services;

c. The person lives in a private home or apartment, rooming or boarding house or residential health care facility, and the personal attendant services the person shall receive are supplemental to and not duplicative of the services provided pursuant to the licensure requirements, if any, of the facility in which the person lives;

d. The attending physician has confirmed in writing that the person is self-directing and requires no assistance in the coordination of therapeutic regimes, and that the personal attendant services will be adequate and appropriate to meet his needs; and

e. The person requires not less than 10 hours or not more than 40 hours of personal attendant services per week.

L. 1985, c. 307, s. 4. Amended by L. 1985, c. 524, s. 3, eff. Jan. 21, 1986; per s.14 as amended by 1985, c.524, s.8, expired January 21, 1988.

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