IHSS Advocates Manual

Published July 2019 – Written by Claire Ramsey IHSS Advocates Manual The new IHSS Advocate Manual (published in July 2019) replaces the “In-Home Supportive Services Nuts & Bolts Manual. This manual is a joint effort between Justice in Aging & Disability Rights California and intended more for advocates and attorneys. The IHSS Advocate Manual is intended to help you represent yourself and others in fair hearings when there is a dispute about the number of In-Home…

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IHSS Nuts & Bolts Manual

In-Home Supportive Services Nuts & Bolts Manual This legacy publication was intended to help you represent yourself and others in fair hearings when there is a dispute about the number of In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) hours you need. This information packet did also help you prepare for the County IHSS worker’s initial intake assessment or the annual review. What Happened to The In-Home Supportive Services Nuts & Bolts Manual??? The…

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Getting Started with California IHSS

Getting Started with California IHSS The IHSS Advocate Manual is intended to help you represent yourself and others in fair hearings when there is a dispute about the number of In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) hours you need. This information packet will also help you prepare for the County IHSS worker’s initial intake assessment or the annual review. Doing a self assessment will help you figure out how many hours you think you…

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How to: Request a State Hearing & Request for Review

How to: Request a State Hearing & Request for Review

How to: Request a State Hearing & Request for Review How to request a fair hearingRequesting a fair hearing is pretty simple and there are several ways this can be done. All you have to do is say you want one. It is always best to ask for the hearing in writing. You should keep a copy of the request and make very clear that you want a hearing. [State…

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Rehearing Review Process/Protocols

Rehearing Review Process/Protocols

Rehearing Review Process/Protocols If you’ve been denied IHSS and you believe the decision was unfair, inadequate, legally and/or factually incorrect, the first step to appeal the decision is to request a rehearing. The Rehearing Review Protocols document provides you with an overview of the laws governing the “rehearing review process” that rehearing reviewers should consider. It also provides a six-step guide to the process. The ultimate decision as to whether a rehearing…

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