Welcome to Live Independent Consumer Direct
Veteran owned business.
Live Independent Consumer Direct (LICD) provides Consumer Directed Services (CDS) intended to assist in meeting the unmet needs of adults 18 and older with a significant physical disability, as defined by the CDS Program. LICD can locate attendants for you or you can find your own attendants. The attendants provide Personal Care Assistance which includes, but is not limited. Live Independent Consumer Direct cares for patients in their own homes where family support and familiar surroundings help create a level of comfort which enhances their daily lives. Our nurses and health care providers undergo full background screenings. Our health services are available 24 hours a day. Unless otherwise specified, the minimum service is normally four hours.
Private pay and Veterans welcome.
Your attendant's job description will be based upon your personal care plan as prepared by your physician.
Self Direct Your Care
Your assigned (LICD) manager will be available to provide guidance on how to hire, train, and supervise your personal care attendant, as well as how to submit accurate timesheets. You must be able to act as an employer by performing the above duties. You must be able to assume the responsibility to self direct your care. If you are not able to do so, or unwilling, you will be advised of other options such as Home Heath Services through(not CDS).
A nurse will visit you in your home to complete an assessment and other needed paperwork as it relates to your need for services. The nurse will forward the assessment paperwork to the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) for review and approval. DHSS will determine the number of Personal Care hours per day you may receive through the CDS program.
Consumer Directed Services (CDS) is funded by the Missouri Social services (DSS), MO HealthNet Division (MHD) and administered by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Senior and Disability Services (Department) DHSS. CDS can be paid for by other sources but there can be lengthy waiting list.