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All Care Wellness Institute - Mental Health | New Bedford, MA home care

You can rest assured as our staff comprises highly skilled nurses, licensed social workers, psychologists, and psychiatric nurse practitioners.


We also have direct care workers like home health aides and personal care attendants to ensure that you and your loved ones receive the compassionate care you deserve.


At All Care Wellness Institute, we strive to provide quality personal care services to eligible disabled and elderly Mass Health consumers with our Group Adult Foster Care Program (GAFC).


We take great pride in claiming that we’ve been approved by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Mass Health Office of Long Term Care.

Quality Group Adult Foster Care (GAFC)

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Providing dedicated GAFC care from experienced staff

Our goal is to provide quality life to each of our GAFC residents. You can enjoy an independent living in your own home with personalized care and assistance from our team.


Contact us today for more information about our GAFC services.

GAFC enhances the quality of life at home

Group Adult Foster Care (GAFC) is a Mass Health program that pays for personal care services for eligible seniors and adults with disabilities who live in GAFC-approved housing. Housing may be a GAFC-assisted living residence or other GAFC housing.


To qualify, residents must be eligible for Mass Health and need help with at least one daily personal care task such as bathing or dressing. GAFC only pays for the cost of personal care services and medication management when you live in approved housing. It does not pay housing costs.

What is Group Adult Foster Care (GAFC)?

To be eligible for Group Adult Foster Care, you must:

Am I eligible for Group Adult Foster Care?

If you qualify for Group Adult Foster Care, you will get these benefits:

What benefits will I get in Group Adult Foster Care?

There is no cost for Group Adult Foster Care for Mass Health clients who meet

the eligibility requirements. A list of private fees is available upon request for consumers interested in services but is not Medicaid eligible.


To make a GAFC referral please call our referral line at 781-436-3352


or you may fill out our referral intake form and fax it to us at 781-436-3390.


Note: GAFC pays for personal care services and medication management.

How much does Group Adult Foster Care cost?

Maintain the maximum level of independence in your own home with support from our caring professionals.  Our services include:


Group Adult Foster Care services

  • Personal care

  • Shopping and errands

  • Referral for skilled nursing

  • Meal preparation

  • Personal care assistance

  • Medication reminders

  • Homemaking

  • Physical assessment

  • Case management

  • Laundry

  • Nurse monitoring

  • Referral for social integration

  • Community based collaboration

  • Be at least 22 years old

  • Be income eligible for Mass Health Standard

  • Need daily assistance with one or more personal care tasks such as bathing, dressing, or toileting

  • Have a physician's statement of your condition

  • Be screened and approved for the program

  • Individuals who currently reside in the community or are hospitalized and are at high risk of requiring nursing home placement

  • Patients discharged from nursing homes

  • Chronically disabled individuals who require supervision

  • Participants must submit certification from their primary care physician that adult foster care services are appropriate to meet the medical needs of the participant

  • An individual care plan developed by a registered nurse and case manager

  • Ongoing monitoring of needs

  • Personal care services in your home each day

  • Medication management

  • 24-hour access to services