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Participant Directed Services (PDS) provides the participant and family with an opportunity to design and direct their self-identified community support needs. Services are available in all ten counties served by Pathways. PDS participants must: • Work with assigned support brokers/service advisors to develop individual service plans that include support spending and emergency backup plans. • Hire, train, schedule, and terminate employees as necessary. • Follow the person-centered service plan (plan of care) and spending plan. • Meet any patient liability obligations as determined by the Department for Community Based Services. • Choose an authorized representative, if needed or desired. • Submit paperwork correctly and timely. • Follow PDS policies, procedures, guidelines, and administrative regulations. ELIGIBILITY: An individual must have an intellectual disability prior to the age of 18. They must have at least two deficits in adaptive functioning areas, and/or have a physical disability prior to the age of 22, or three or more deficits or impairments in the areas of self-care, learning, mobility, self-direction, use and understanding of language, or capacity to live independently.  
  Samatnha Walker (606) 329-8588 ext. 4115 swalker@pathways-ky.org