PACE programs provide transportation to the day health center. Transportation is a key part of the PACE beneft. Transportation is not only provided between the home and the day health center, but also to appointments with specialists and other activities.
No. On average, PACE participants attend the day center three times a week. Day center attendance is based on individual needs and can range from once a week, or every month, to several days a week, as needed.
The goal of PACE is to keep participants out of a nursing home as long as possible. If at some point it is in the best interest of the participant to receive care in a nursing home, PACE will pay for the care and the supervision of the interdisciplinary team will continue.