Who Uses Home Health Care?

Examples of consumers receiving home health include those who have or have had the following:

• A recent hospitalization
• Newly diagnosed medical conditions
• A temporary or long-term disability
• Outpatient surgery
• A chronic illness
• Special needs

Depending on your level of need, PASCO offers Nursing level of care (RN,LPN) as well as Certified Nurse Attendant (CNA) to help you and yours remain in the comfort of wherever you call home.


Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Service Options

Persons looking for assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) have two options for receiving skilled CNA care:
1. Working closely with PASCO’s Scheduling Department, and carefully following a care-plan, PASCO will match you as the client with a CNA who is carefully screened, competency tested and compatible, to ensure continuity of care.

2. Consumers may use a family member, friend or neighbor to provide services as a licensed CNA.
      a. Family member must attend an accredited Certified Nursing Assistant school paid for by PASCO for primary caregiver and one back-up provider.

      b. Family member will be an employee of PASCO, and will follow the policies and procedures of the company, and all applicable state and federal regulations

If you have any further questions please call us at

(303)-233-3122 or email us

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In-Home Support Services (IHSS)

IHSS enables consumers to have real choices in selecting, managing, and, if necessary, firing their attendants while still having the support of an agency, that can provide on-call, back-up services. The service is geared to individuals with severe disabilities who are on the Elderly Blind Disabled (EBD) or Children’s Home and Community Based Services (C-HCBS) waivers. Attendants called Health Maintenance Attendants, (HMA’s) providing this necessary service do not have to be licensed as CNA’s, but do not receive training from an RN in the clients home.

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Skilled Nursing

Our team of highly experienced and skilled home health RN’s and LPN’s will provide a comprehensive assessment to develop an individualized plan of care under the guidance of your physician in collaboration with other members of our health care team to help support your independent living.PASCO’s Skilled Nursing Services Include the Following:


    • Management and evaluation of consumers care-plan
    • Consumer/Family Teaching and Education
    • Medication Education and Management
    • Intravenous Therapy and Care
    • Home Safety Education
    • Diabetic Care and Management
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Pain Management
    • Enteral Feeding
    • Ostomy Care
    • Injections
    • Catheter Care
    • Wound care
    • COPD

Family Members as PASCO employees (CNA’s)

When PASCO first began providing home health services, in 1992, a traditional model was in place—A CNA or Nurse would go to a consumer’s house intermittently throughout the day and assist with daily living. 1999 witnessed a pretty significant change, when a mother of a child with a disability asked if she could become a CNA for her kid, and work with them exclusively. The idea was intriguing, and the question was asked to Colorado’s Health Care Policy and Finance (HCPF) and Centers for Medicare/Medicaid (CMS)—The answer was that a family member could provide the care if they become a CNA and would be treated exactly as any other Certified Nurse Aide. Since that time many family members have taken the classes, become CNA’s and have benefitted from the schooling. Family members as CNA's has also ensured that clients get total control in who provides their care/service. People using PASCO for either CNA or Nursing services also benefit from a comprehensive 24/7 on-call and back-up.

If you have any further questions please call a PASCO service coordinator at

(303)-233-3122 or email us

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Resources and Services

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Adam’s Camp - The mission of Adam’s Camp is to maximize the strengths and potential of children and young adults with special needs. To support more kids with special needs and their families, Adam's Camp is growing by replicating our successful and unique programs throughout the country.

ADAPT - Is a national grass-roots community that organizes disability rights activists to engage in nonviolent direct action, including civil disobedience, to assure the civil and human rights of people with disabilities to live in freedom.

Adaptive Adventures - Our mission is to provide progressive outdoor sports opportunities to improve quality of life for children, adults and veterans with physical disabilities and their families.

Assisted Cycling Tours - Assisted Cycling Tours (ACT) was started in 2007, by parents of children with various disabilities (physical and developmental) who wanted to be able to give their entire family a chance to be together as a family, doing something healthy.  ACT was developed as a response to a glaring community need for an outlet for multiple issues for families of people with disabilities.

Assistive Technology Partners - Our mission is to empower individuals with disabilities to achieve their highest potential through the use of assistive technology, by providing exemplary clinical services, consultation, education, research and innovative technology development.

Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado - Through guidance, resources, support and education, we seek to facilitate lifelong growth of Coloradans affected by an injury to the brain.

Colorado Cross Disability Coalition (CCDC) - Ensuring full participation of all people with all types of disabilities by any means necessary. *P2P Supporter.

Colorado Fund for People with Disabilities (CFPD) - Established in 1994, CFPD is the largest and longest-standing locally managed pooled trust in Colorado. CFPD now provides a myriad of fiduciary services that offer protection, personalized attention, access to our network of organizations and services, financial guidance and someone on your side.

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Connections for Independent Living - Serving People with Disabilities in Northern Colorado, Connections for Independent Living helps people with disabilities obtain choices and control in daily life.  We are a nonprofit independent living center serving as an empowerment and learning community. Many of our staff members have disabilities, and we support people in developing their own goals and plans for attaining them.

Craig Hospital - Craig Hospital in Denver, Colorado is a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital that exclusively specializes in the neuro-rehabilitation and research of patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Craig is a not-for-profit, free-standing, national center of excellence that has treated more than 30,000 patients with SCI and TBI since 1956.

Denver Regional Mobility & Access Council (DRMAC) - To ensure people with mobility challenges have access to the community by increasing, enhancing, sharing and coordinating regional transportation services and resources.

Disabled Resource Services - DRS’ overarching goal is ensuring those in need locate resources and receive services to stabilize their circumstances in order to accomplish self-identified goals that maximize their independence and improve their quality of life

Easter Seals - Easter Seals provides services to children and adults with disabilities and other special needs, and support to their families.

El Grupo Vida - El Grupo VIDA is a network of Hispanic/Latino parents formed to provide mutual support for people with disabilities or special needs, their parents, family, and guardians.

Family Voices - Provides help with health insurance plans, communicating with service providers, navigating Medicaid or other public systems, individual health insurance counseling (such as in benefits, decision or help with the appeals process).

HERO Alliance - Promotes homeownership education and resources for people with disabilities in Colorado.

Home Builders Foundation - The Home Builders Foundation provides accessibility solutions and home modifications for individuals with disabilities and financial need through the collaborated efforts of the home building industry. Projects are considered based on an accessibility need, funds and resources available at the time of the request, the location of the home, and the financial need of the applicant.

Kids Mobility - Based in Denver, Colorado, Kids Mobility Network, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is changing the lives of children with disabilities by providing durable medical equipment ("DME") such as walkers and wheelchairs to children whose families are underinsured or uninsured.

Lehman Disability Planning - Being the parent or guardian of a child with special needs requires more than love, compassion, and dedication. It requires planning, organization, and resourcefulness to identify, coordinate, and manage the various doctors, therapists, and support systems necessary to allow your child to thrive. My services empower parents and guardians to get the most out of all available resources and put appropriate plans in place to allow their child to live the most fulfilling life possible, all while taking the needs of their entire family (including themselves) into consideration.

MDA of Colorado - The Muscular Dystrophy Association is the world’s leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases. We do so by funding worldwide research; by providing comprehensive health care services and support to MDA families nationwide; and by rallying communities to fight back through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement. It’s special work powered by special people who give generously.

National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) - Each year more than 3,000 children and adults with disabilities participate in our programs to learn more about sports and themselves. With specially trained staff and volunteers, and its own adaptive equipment lab, the NSCD teaches a variety of winter and summer sports and activities to individuals with almost any physical, cognitive, emotional or behavioral diagnosis.

Parent to Parent of Colorado - Parenting our sons & daughters with a disability or special health care need can be complex, challenging, delightful and, at times, overwhelming! Parent to Parent of Colorado (P2P-CO) is a network of families across Colorado who understand! We connect families to each other and to the resources they need. We offer encouragement to each other on the journey of parenting by providing emotional and informational support.

Peak Parent Center - The mission of PEAK Parent Center is to provide training, information and technical assistance to equip families of children birth through twenty-six including all disability conditions with strategies to advocate successfully for their children.

Phamaly Theatre Company - Phamaly Theatre Company (formerly known as The Physically Handicapped Actors & Musical Artists League) produces professional scale plays and musicals year-round throughout the Denver Metro region, cast entirely of performers with disabilities across the spectrum (physical, cognitive, and emotional).

Rocky Mountain ADA Center - Our mission is to provide information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to individuals and organizations in Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

Rocky Mountain MS Center - The Rocky Mountain Multiple Sclerosis Center is a patient- and family-centered nonprofit organization that provides a comprehensive and integrated wellness approach to MS and related diseases, life-changing support services, and cutting-edge research.

SCI Recovery Project - In order to inspire hope, independence, and recovery, the SCI Recovery Project strives to optimize the level of physical and emotional wellness for those impacted by spinal cord injury through progressive, evidence-based adaptive exercise techniques, alternative health and wellness programs, and the cultivation of creative community partnerships.

Spina Bifida of Colorado - The Spina Bifida Association of Colorado (SBACO) is dedicated to promoting the prevention of Spina Bifida and to enhancing the lives of all affected. The organization serves individuals with Spina Bifida and their families throughout Colorado.

The Chanda Plan - Improving the quality of life for persons with physical disabilities through direct services and systemic change to access integrative therapies. Our direct services include acupuncture, massage, chiropractic, cranial sacral, adaptive exercise and adaptive yoga. Services are provided at the foundation and at provider locations nationwide. Integrative therapies promote wellness and healing for acute and chronic conditions caused by physical disabilities. Better health outcomes and lower medical bills galvanized our pursuit for systemic change to have integrative therapies covered by Medicaid.

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