After you have been determined “eligible” or that you meet the criteria as set forth in the Developmental Disabilities Reform Act (DDRA) in the Eligibility Phase, you will be contacted by the CDDO Functional Assessment Coordinator to participate in the Functional Assessment process.
The assessment is used to determine your functional eligibility for the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) – Intellectual/Developmentally Disabled (IDD) Waiver Program. The outcome (resulting in a tier score from 0-5) is intended to accurately reflect your current level of necessary supports.
During the meeting, the Assessment Coordinator will ask you a series of questions related to demographic information, ability to perform a variety of daily living skills, medical conditions, any challenging behaviors, and so on.
The assessment will then be entered into the State’s electronic system to be scored, and the resulting tier score will be mailed to you via a “Notice of Action.”