Home / Services / Need Help Staying Home? / PASSPORT Services | Meal Sites/Senior Centers | PASSPORT | Assisted Living | Care Coordination | Ohio Home Care | MyCare Ohio | Long-Term Care Ombudsman | HOME Choice | Community-Based Care Transition PASSPORT PASSPORT is a Medicaid Waiver program that provides older adults with additional services, so they can remain independent and in their homes. Eligibility Eligibility for PASSPORT revolves around two main factors: Physical help needed for everyday activities Financial help to pay for in-home services For specific PASSPORT eligibility requirements, click here. Services PASSPORT services may be provided in coordination with skilled home care. Services may include: Personal Care Aides - People who come into the home and help with light housekeeping, shopping, laundry, meal preparation, bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting and respite. Adult Day Services (Adult Day Care) - A place where older adults can go for the day and have socialization, meals and supervision. Some Adult Day Service Centers also provide personal care assistance such as bathing. Transportation may also be provided. Emergency Response Units - Emergency call systems that are connected to a phone line and respond to a button that the older adult wears. When the button is pushed, the unit activates and calls for help if the older adult cannot get to the phone. Home Delivered Meals - Nutritious meals that are prepared and delivered to a person's home. Some providers offer a hot meal to be eaten when delivered or a frozen meal to be reheated when convenient. Transportation - May be provided to and from medical appointments if alternate community resources are not available. Minor Home Modifications - Adaptations to enhance accessibility inside or outside the home. These adaptations enable an older adult to function with greater independence in the home. Services are limited and authorized after all other resources have been utilized. Chore - A service provided to improve, restore, or maintain a clean, sanitary, and safe living environment. Tasks may include washing walls and ceilings and cleaning carpets. Services are limited and authorized after all other resources have been utilized. Specialty Consults - Consultations for Nutrition and Social Work Counseling are available Call Direction Home Akron Canton at 1.877.770.5558 for more information on PASSPORT. Application process for PASSPORT To enroll in PASSPORT you must first complete a phone screening to determine preliminary Medicaid eligibility and care needs. You will also receive information about the variety of long-term care options available to you and your family. Once you are determined eligible, a care manager works with you, your family and your doctor to develop a package of in-home services. Your care manager then monitors your care for quality and changes your care plan as necessary. Contact the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 1.877.770.5558 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!