Get paid to care for a loved one

The NYS CDPAP Program is a Medicaid funded program that gives seniors and people with disabilities the flexibility and freedom to choose their caregivers, including family members and friends!

If you or your loved one have Medicaid & need help with daily living activities you may be eligible for CDPAP.

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Find out if you're eligible

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What is CDPAP?

Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) – a NYS Medicaid funded program allows the elderly & people with disabilities to select, train and direct their own caregivers, including family members and friends. Caregivers enrolled in the CDPAP program are not required to be certified or licensed. CDPAP providers do not confront the limitations that many home health aides do, such as, restrictions on administering medications, or insulin injections.

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Your choice

CDPAP allows family members, with the exception of spouses, or friends to become paid caregivers. Caregivers are not required to have certification or licensing and can administer skilled services needed, such as injections. You may switch your caregiver at any time if you are not completely satisfied with the care he/she is providing. You decide who cares for you and with the hours that suit your needs.

Flexible schedule

CDPAP allows you to create a schedule that best suits your needs and lifestyle. You can allocate weekly hours on a flexible day-to-day basis, rather than following a daily schedule of hours set by a third party agency. The program ultimately provides consumers with controls that many take for granted.

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  • Apply for CDPAP
  • The Enrollment Process
  • How to Get Started

Not-for-Profit Home Care Agency Serving New York City and Nassau and Westchester Counties.

Rockaway Home Care provides the following home health care programs at flexible schedules and cost-friendly service rates.

Rockaway Home Care stays with you every step of the way as you seek authorization. Here is what you can expect:

We start off with an Introductory Call, our team is ready to answer any of your enrollment questions

In-Home Visits are scheduled so we can help you complete your enrollment paperwork

Medicaid & Insurance Evaluations are scheduled with the person receiving care. We assist by being available before, during and after the evaluation to answer any questions

Authorizations can be a waiting game, our team stays in touch with Medicaid and insurance representatives so you don’t have to

Step 1
Call and speak to one of our friendly team who will discuss the setup process.
Step 2
Have a nurse assessment to determine how many hours the Patient is eligible for. Most Home Care is covered through Medicaid.
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Once agreed, we will introduce you to your Care Worker, and get the care you need.
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Home Care

Our skilled home aides will come to your house on time and ready to assist you or a family member with your activities of daily living.
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Choose your own caregiver and have them get paid by us.
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Patient client care

We ensure that setting up your long-term or short-term care will be a pleasant and speedy process.
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Medicaid planning

We assist you in getting approved for Medicaid with our dedicated team.

Why Choose Rockaway Home Care?

We are committed to being your shoulder to lean on and providing honest advice for your loved one’s situation during this delicate time.
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Daily care experts

We specialize in around the clock care to help seniors live well at home.
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Customer service

Our great customer service team is available to help you anytime.
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Balanced care

Our unique approach to care promotes healthy mind, body and spirit.
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No long term contract

Use our services only as long as you’re 100% satisfied.
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Peace of mind

English, Spanish and Creole speaking staff and caregivers available.
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A trusted partner

Rockaway HC is the trusted non-profit referral choice for elder care professionals.
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Insurance accepted

We accept most insurances. Call for more details
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High caliber caregivers

We typically hire only 1 in 25 applicants and provide ongoing training.

See what our clients have to say and learn more about what makes us the premier provider of home care services.

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The services I am receiving are very good
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Such a professional and well run place. I am incredibly impressed with the upper management and administration. Highly recommend.
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That it is a business that I would recommend. The care u get is wonderful,only wish my home health aide could be with me more. Thanks for everything
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Rockaway Home Care is the best company I have worked for, and I have been an hha for 8 years.
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