Human Services offers grant funding to grow in-home care services in rural ND; nursing facilities and other community entities are invited to apply

3 Feb 2020

One strength of rural communities is that people care for and look out for each other. This community value, coupled with the courage to try new solutions for meeting community needs, may help North Dakota address the shortage of the direct care workforce in rural areas.

The North Dakota Department of Human Services wants to leverage those qualities to improve access to in-home care in rural areas for Medicaid recipients and others who need personal care and other support to remain living at home and in their communities. The agency is inviting nursing facilities and other local entities to apply for small start-up grants to help them expand services and enroll as qualified service provider agencies to provide in-home care in rural areas.

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