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Publically-Funded Long Term Care Programs

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The Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Sheboygan County assures that individuals or their legal representatives who contact the ADRC receive accurate and unbiased information about public long-term care funding, and can request an assessment to determine functional and financial eligibility to receive these benefits.

Family Care and IRIS

Family Care and IRIS are publicly funded long-term care programs designed to keep individuals out of nursing homes or other institutions. These programs fund services to keep an individual independent in the community.  Long-term care programs will also provide funding for assisted living facilities and nursing homes if this level of care is deemed necessary. A person must meet a target group in order to qualify.  The target groups that Family Care and IRIS serve are adults with: developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, or the frail elderly. Once a target group is identified, there are two areas of eligibility:  functional and financial.  Individuals must be both financially and functionally eligible to receive these services.  Contact the ADRC for more information about Family Care and IRIS.

Other Resources

Access Wisconsin

Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services

Disability Rights

Long Term Care Ombudsman

Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Contact Us

Phone: (920) 467-4100
Toll free : (800) 596-1919
TTY: (920) 467-4195