ETR SupportAugust 9, 2017 By Karen Cordero Leave a CommentAre you writing an ETR and need some guidance? Here are some questions to consider.Submit this form if you would like assistance.Name First Last Email PhoneWhat Makes This Client's Care Exceptional?Details of the client's diagnoses and/or behaviors and personal care tasks or interventions that support the ETR request.How Much Should I Ask For?An ETR request needs to be based on how much, above and beyond the daily rate, it would cost to care for this client because of their exceptional circumstances. (i.e. if a client needs awake staff at night and you hire a new caregiver for this position and pay him/her $XX.XX/hour x X hours = $ amount of the ETR request)What Alternatives Have Been Explored?Have you tried any other approaches? Why didn't they work? (i.e. community supports, alternative staffing, equipment, etc.)What Are The Potential Negative Outcomes If The ETR is Denied?If this ETR is not approved, what are the potential negative outcomes for this client? Is there a risk to the client's health or safety? Is the client at risk of institutionalization?Is This a Temporary or Ongoing ETR Request?Are you requesting a temporary ETR while a client recovers from an illness or surgery? Or, are you requesting an ongoing ETR?