Chester County Department of Aging Services - Support for Living at Home
Chester County Department of Aging Services - Chester; West Chester
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2-1-1 SEPA - 2-1-1 SEPA
Description of Service
Options Services: Options is a general term which describes in-home services to enhance community supports so older persons can remain at home. Some individuals may need to pay for a portion of Options services, cost sharing is determined on a sliding fee scale. The PDA Over 60 Waiver Program provides long-term supportive services to qualified older persons who wish to remain in their home with supports. Qualified individuals must be 60 years of age or older, require a nursing facility level of care, and meet financial eligibility criteria. Services that may be available include personal care, transportation, environmental modification, counseling, home health services, companion services and financial management.The Nursing Home Transition program provides services to those presently living in a nursing home who wish to return to the community. Consumers in this program will be assessed by the Dept. of Aging based on the individual's ability to be discharged safely into a community setting.