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North Dakota's spending on in-home care for elderly, disabled jumps

10/09/19 (Wed)

BISMARCK — North Dakota is dramatically increasing spending on home- and community-based services while officials negotiate a settlement with the federal government over allegations the state is housing older adults and people with disabilities in nursing facilities rather than enabling them to live in their communities.

"People, unless they have a real need for 24/7 nursing care, it really is not the least restrictive, most appropriate environment for anyone," said Teresa Larsen, executive director of the North Dakota Protection and Advocacy Project.

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The PACE model of care offers services and care that enable your loved one to live at home and in their community.