DOEA Programs and Services Handbook
The State of Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) provides an annual Summary of Programs and Services. Services and programs for elders vary in relation to consumer needs, demographics, funding availability and legislative directives. The links below will direct you to the DOEA’s 2017 Summary of Programs and Services documents.
2017 Update: Summary of Major Changes
Chapter 8- Emergency Management and Preparedness
Appendix A- Service Descriptions and Standards
Appendix E- Background Screening Clearinghouse Instructions
Adult Protective Services Manual
The DOEA, Florida’s Area Agencies on Aging, and the Florida Department of Children and Families produce a manual for Adult Protective Services (APS) referrals. Download the APS Referrals Operations Manual documents here.
Unit Cost Methodology
Elder care providers each offer a variety of services. The DOEA Unit Cost Methodology helps lead agencies to project the cost of delivering services. Use of this formula is a requirement for community partner funding. Bidders must follow the Unit Cost Methodology when estimating costs. Download the Unit Cost Methodology (2018-2019 SGR Contract Module Worksheets.xls) here.