LeaCares is an individualized service provided in a person’s home funded through the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS). LeaCares is designed to prevent a person from needing more costly and institutional care in a nursing home or other similar type of health care facility. We serve children and adults with intellectual and physical disabilities.
LeaCares provides highly flexible services and supports that assures that the individual is able to remain in their home while at the same time assuring that all the health and personal needs are being met. These services can be short-term or long-term depending on the needs of the individual. All plans are highly individualized, flexible and responds to the changing needs of the person.
LeaCares supports the following waiver programs through the S.C. Department of Health and Human Services Division of Community Long-Term Care and S.C. Department of Disabilities and Special Needs.
For eligibility questions and to request LeaCares Services; please contact your case manager or the following:
DDSN Intake Services 1 800 289-7012 www.ddsn.sc.gov
SC DHHS Community Long Term Care Services / Healthy Connections – 1 888 549-0820 www.scchoices.com
For more information about LeaCares, contact the program director, Lonzina Brewton at 864 619-9519. Email questions about LeaCares to LeaCares@charleslea.org