DHS COVID-19 PROVIDER RESOURCES // ODP
ODP Announcement 20-067:
Administrative Entity (AE) In-Home and Community
Supports and Companion Services Readiness Tool for COVID-19
Issued: June 24, 2020
The purpose of this communication is to announce the release of The Office of
Developmental Programs’ (ODP) In-Home and Community Supports (IHCS) and
Companion Readiness Tool for COVID-19.
With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Administrative Entities have been engaging
with their local provider networks on a weekly basis to promote health, safety and
planning. ODP is providing this readiness tool for Administrative Entities and IHCS and
Companion providers to initiate a conversation and process to plan for continuing service
delivery. The commonwealth is experiencing wide variability related to the impact of
COVID-19. This readiness tool is intended to facilitate discussion and planning based on
individuals’ safety and needs as related to each provider’s plan.