To be eligible for Homecare services, persons must be:

    1. A person, age 60+, whose functional limitations require a sheltered environment, with provision of meals and other social and health-related services, specific to his/her activities of daily living.
      1. Impaired in at least two activities of daily living (feeding, getting in/out of bed, dressing, bathing, toileting); OR
      2. Impaired in at least three Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (meal preparation, light housework, heavy housework, laundry, shopping, taking medicine) OR
      3. Impaired in a combination of one activity of daily living and two instrumental activities of daily living;
  • OR
    1. A person, age 60+, with an essentially stable medical condition that required skilled health services, aloud with services related to activities of daily living, who would otherwise require an institutional level of care; OR
    2. A person, age 60+, currently residing in a personal care or intermediate care nursing facility, who can be maintained at home, is appropriate living arrangements and support systems can be established.

     

  • Homecare services cannot replace existing paid supports.
  • Homecare shall not supplant or replace services provided by the client’s informal support system.
  • If needs are being met by the informal support system, the client shall be deemed ineligible.
  • An applicant who needs respite services shall not be deemed ineligible as a result of this.
  • May provide Homemaker, Personal Care, Home Delivered Meals, Escort to the Doctor
  • Contingent on eligibility
  • Income based
  • May have a waiting list

Case Management Services

An interview with an intake specialist is held to determine a clients situation, what assistance is needed and the best way to provide it. Case Managers then develop plans of care to provide and coordinate services for the older individual to assure that their needs are being met.

CHORE Heavy housecleaning and minor home repair services to maintain the person in his/her own home.
ESCORT Personal assistance with transportation to and/or from their medical and other essential services.
HOME DELIVERED MEALS Meals delivered to in-home, frail older persons who would otherwise be unable to obtain a nutritious meal.
HOME MANAGEMENT Household activities including housekeeping, meal preparation, laundry, and shopping which are necessary to maintain an individual in his/her home.
HOME REPAIR Minor home adaptations including additions or modifications to the home environment to enable the elderly to maintain independent living and safety.
RESPITE Personal assistance, supervision, or cues for persons with the inability to perform one or more of the following daily living activities: eating, dressing, bathing, toileting, transferring in and out of bed/chair or walking.