Night Supervision


Night supervision services: Overnight assistance and supervision provided by an awake staff in a person’s own home.

Own home: For the purposes of this page, a person’s own home means a setting the person owns, rents or leases that is not operated, owned or leased by a provider of services or supports.

Covered Services

Night supervision services include an awake staff in the person’s own home when the person needs assistance and supervision in at least one of the following areas:

  • Carrying out the person’s positive support programming and transition plans
  • Reinforcing skill development supports (e.g., individualized home supports)
  • Assisting with activities of daily living (ADLs)
  • Assisting with instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs).
  • Secondary information

    A person cannot receive night supervision services for more than 12 hours in a 24-hour period.

    A person cannot receive night supervision services if the services duplicate other state plan or waiver services they already receive.

    A person living in their family home can receive night supervision services.

    If a person living in their family home is younger than age 18:

  • Parent(s) or caregiver(s) cannot provide the night supervision services
  • Services cannot replace the parental responsibility or support normally provided by the child’s parent(s) or caregiver(s).