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Individual Community Living Services (ICLS)

What is ICLS? 

Individual community living services bundles six service categories to older adults who are in need of assistance and support such as reminders, cues, intermittent/ moderate supervision or physical assistance to remain in their homes.

ICLS planning form:

Required planning and communication tool for the person, lead agency and ICLS provider 

What services does ICLS cover? 

ICLS covers assistance and support for eligible adults 65 years and older enrolled in Elderly Waiver (EW), or the Alternative Care (AC) program. The following services are included: 

  • Active cognitive support

  • Adaptive support service

  • Activities of daily living (ADLs)

  • Household management

  • Health, safety and wellness

  • Community engagement.

What services does ICLS not cover? 

ICLS does not cover 

  • Specialized or adapted equipment for remote support 

  • Transportation mileage 

A person is not able to receive ICLS if they receive any of the following services:

  •  Adult foster care

  • Consumer directed community supports (CDCS)

  • Customized living 

  • Comprehensive community support offered through Moving Home Minnesota 

What is the process to receive these services? 

The case manger/ care coordinator works with client to complete the ICLS Planning Form, in order to communicate to the ICLS provider which specific service components will be received.

Within the form, the case manager must :

  • Identify the person’s individual goals the ICLS service is intended to support

  • Describe and provide detail about the type of services the person will receive within each ICLS service category

  • Calculate the total amount of units and cost of ICLS services the person will receive each week.

For more information- CBSM – Provider signature requirements for HCBS support plans.

What are the service amounts for ICLS?

Up to 12 hours of face-to-face ICLS services may be received per day. These services must be received in- person at least weekly. In addition to 12 hours of face-to-face services, a person who receives active cognitive support can receive 15 minutes of remote service per day. 

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