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What is self-direction in long-term care?

May 19, 2020 by Kristy Hintz

Wisconsin offers options in long-term care support, which include services for people who are aging or with physical or developmental disabilities. One option eligible individuals have is to self-direct their long-term care services through a program called IRIS, which stands for “Include, Respect, I Self-direct.” Self-directing your long-term care means choosing how you receive services and who you receive them from.

In Wisconsin’s IRIS program, designed for adults 18 or older, you ...

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