WHAT IS ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY?
ACCORDING TO MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH, ASSISTIVE tECHNOLOGY IS ANY DEVICE OR TECHNOLOGY THAT HELPS A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY TO LIVE AS INDEPENDENTLY AS POSSIBLE. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY INCLUDES SIMPLE LOW-TECH PRODUCTS SUCH AS A VISUAL AID OR REACHING DEVICE. IT ALSO INCLUDES ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND SYSTEMS SUCH AS AUTOMATIC DOOR OPENERS, MEDICATION DISPENSING DEVICES, HOME AUTOMATION SYSTEMS, VISUAL DOORBELLS, TOUCH-SCREEN COMMUNICATION DEVICES, CELL PHONE APPLICATIONS, AND MANY MORE PRODUCTS AND SYSTEMS.
HOW DO I REQUEST ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES?
These waiver approved services are requested through a Support Coordinator and are required to be addressed at least annually during a person-centered planning meeting. Person-centered plan is a live document, intended to change as the individuals’ needs change. You do not have to wait for your formal person-centered planning meeting to talk to a Support Coordinator about requesting services.
WHAT IS ALLIANT LTC PHARMACY’S COMMITMENT TO ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY?
Alliant LTC Pharmacy is a leader in assistive technology. We believe through technology individuals can gain independence and improve their health outcomes through medication adherence and compliance. As a pharmacy, we support our assistive technology partners through supporting their technology and packaging needs.