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Personal Care Agreement; Fair market value of home

September 30, 2009

Appellant entered into Personal Care Agreement with child. Agreement stated that in exchange for proceeds of sale of appellant’s property, child would provide transportation services, housework, laundry, purchase groceries, make meals in exchange for proceeds of sale. Appellant resided in child’s home. DSS claimed that value of services was not equal to proceeds of sale of appellant’s property. DSS valued the services from the date of the agreement through and including the month which the appellant became institutionalized at the amount of $9464.00 per month. Hearing Officer upheld DSS determination.

Fair Hearing Decision 9-30-09 (PDF)