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Personal Care Services is a Medicaid benefit that helps clients with everyday tasks. These tasks are called activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living.

Examples of ADLs:

elderly and  care giver
  • Bathing
  • Eating
  • Going to the toilet
  • Dressing
  • Walking

Examples of IADLs:

  • Laundry
  • Light housework
  • Fixing meals

To get PCS, you must:

  • Be birth through age 20 and have Medicaid.
  • Have a disability, physical or mental illness, or a health problem that lasts for a long time.
  • Have a Practitioner Statement of Need signed by a practitioner (physician, advanced practice nurse, or physician assistant) who has examined you in the last twelve months.
  • Need help with ADLs and IADLs based on the Personal Care Assessment Form.
  • Give a reason why your guardian cannot help you with ADLs and IADLs.

    REF: hhs.texas.gov