For PAS Users
- Information for PAS users
- Ask Mike
- Training resources
- Promising practices
- PAS Center publications
Information for PAS users
- Guide to using PAS – How to be an employer of a Personal Assistant (PA)
- Help in my State – How to contact the agencies in my state related to PAS
- PAS youth toolkit – A toolkit for youth with disabilities transitioning to adulthood
- In your own words – Stories from real PAS users
- Center for PAS radio – Download and listen to clips from the radio
- A day in the life of Richard – A video account of Richard as he moves through his day with emphasis on the assistive technology and personal assistance he uses.
- Tax coverage of expenses for PAS – Frequently asked questions
- Training on how to be an employer of a personal assistant
- Training for personal assistants about the PAS User as employer
Below are the promising practices relating to PAS Users.
PAS Center publications
A list of reports and publications produced for PAS Users. The citations provide links to abstracts, press releases, and either the entire publication, or information about where to obtain it.
(2013, June). Improving the Financial Accountability of Nursing Facilities. Washington, D.C.: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured. Read more about the publication, Improving the Financial Accountability of Nursing Facilities.
Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured. (2013, June). Overview of Nursing Facility Capacity, Financing, and Ownership in the United States in 2011. Washington, D.C.: . Read more about the publication, Overview of Nursing Facility Capacity, Financing, and Ownership in the United States in 2011.
(2013, Winter). Emergency Preparedness in a Sample of Persons with Disabilities American Journal of Disaster Medicine, 8(1), pp.35-47. Read more about the publication, Emergency Preparedness in a Sample of Persons with Disabilities
Important publications related to PAS Users. Abstracts and information on how to obtain the complete publication is provided with each citation.
The SCAN Foundation (2013, September) Extended Stay Nursing Facility Admissions for California's Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees, 2006-2008. Long Beach, CA. The SCAN Foundation. Read more about the publication, Extended Stay Nursing Facility Admissions for California´s Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees, 2006-2008.
(2013, January). A Short Look at Long-term Care for Seniors. The Journal of the American Medical Association, 310(8):786. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.17676 Read more about the publication, A Short Look at Long-term Care for Seniors.
(2013, August). Uniform Assessment Practices in Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Programs. Hamilton, NJ: Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.. Read more about the publication, Uniform Assessment Practices in Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Programs.
A list of important presentations related to the PAS Users.
Kraus, L. & Kailes, J.I. (2012, Feb 08) Promising practices in evacuation for people with disabilities. Presented at the National Evacuation Conference hosted by LSU & UNO.
LaPlante, M., Harrington, C., Ng, T. & Kaye, H.S. (2011, Nov 19) The Affordable Care Act & Home and Community Based Service Options. Presented at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting hosted by Gerontological Society of America.
Kang, T. (2007, Nov 07) Disparities in service utilization and expenditures for individuals living at home or in the community in California. Presented at the 2007 Annual Meeting & Exposition hosted by American Public Health Association (APHA).
The Center for PAS has assembled a list of links to organizations, resources and information available on the web related to PAS Users.