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Description of Service
Home-based services available to assist consumers who are able to live independently but having difficulty meeting their activities of daily living.
•DAILY LIVING ASSISTANCE TASKS: bathing, dressing and grooming, doing laundry and getting groceries.
•RESPITE CARE: sole caregiver of a consumer is able to leave the home for short periods weekly for business or recreational purposes.
•HOME SUPPORT SERVICES: assistance with laundry and grocery shopping for up to 2 hours every other week. Note: laundry and grocery shopping are private pay.
•Trained care assistants from contracted Home Health Agencies provide the services authorized by the care manager.
•Care managers complete an in-home assessment to determine the areas of need with their activities of daily living, to develop a care plan, and to authorize the services needed to help the consumer remain living independently.
•Information about personal care homes, nursing homes, senior housing and domiciliary care can be found by calling the Area Agency on Aging or by visiting the website at www.ycaaa.org
•York County residents in a non-institutional setting.
•60 years of age or older.
•Have a physical, mental, or emotional disability that requires assistance in order to remain living independently in their home.
•The consumers appropriate for this service generally require less than 5 hours per week assistance.
•Home bound to the extent that they are unable to leave their residences without assistance and/or supervision.
•Lack adequate informal support from family or others.
Fees or Charges
Varies. Laundry and grocery shopping are private pay tasks.