Beaver County Office on Aging Department Services List
Office on Aging
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Description of Service
Home Safe Home provides accessibility assessments and projects such as grab bars, ramps, and stair glides. cost of projects may have a co-pay. Call
Personal Care and Home Health Services*
These services provide in-home assistance with activities of daily living, such as bathing, grooming, and mobility for persons with chronic health problems.
For those receiving personal care services from BCOA, shopping, laundry, light housekeeping and other services may be available when health problems prevent maintenance of household activities.
Respite care service provides relief to families caring for and living with an elderly homebound person for up to four hours a week and can provide personal care if needed.
Adult Daily Living*
Provides day programs for the frail elderly with physical and/ or mental impairment. Provides respite for family caregivers. Day Care centers are open daily and provide supervision, meals, and activity.
Beaver County residents age 60 years and older may utilize Beaver County Transit Authorities' DART system. This is a demand and response transportation system offering door-to-door service for passengers. Reservations must be made in advance by calling BCTA. There is a co-pay for every trip. For more information about this program call the number above or visit them on the web at www.bcta.com
Chore service is a limited service available only to existing BCOA consumers. It provides assistance with minor home repairs. The consumer must pay for supplies.
The ombudsman investigates and resolves complaints made by or on behalf of residents in nursing homes, personal care boarding homes and Domiciliary care homes. Complaints may include any issue that affects the health, safety, welfare and rights of a resident. Staff and volunteers also perform visits to area facilities.
Prime Time Health
This program provides community-based programs on health-related issues. Topics are intended to promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Available in the Senior Community Centers. Call the Ombudsman at 724-480-8589
Older Adult Protective Service
Protective Service responds to reports of suspected abuse, neglect, exploitation, abandonment, inappropriate relocation and emergency/ crisis situations. A case manager investigates the report and provides any necessary intervention.