Long Term Care and Support

The Client Rights Office promotes the rights of people receiving services for developmental disability, mental health, and substance use in Wisconsin.
This initiative strives to provide appropriate, safe, and cost-effective care throughout the course of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia.
Family Care is a Medicaid managed long-term care program for frail elders, adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities, and adults with physical disabilities. The program offers choices in where you receive services and focus on your own goals for your health and quality of life. Family Care provides a wide range of health and long-term care services.
The IRIS program is a Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services waiver for self-directed long-term supports. The program is an option for adults with long-term care needs.
Learn more about the programs and services in Wisconsin for adults, older adults and caregivers.
Federal definition , a person is considered to have mental retardation if he or she has - (i) A level of retardation described in the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disability (AAIDD) on Classification in Mental Retardation, or (ii) A related condition as defined by 42 CFR
Last Revised: February 16, 2015