STEP, Inc. - Assessment and Care Management Lycoming County Office of Aging

STEP, Inc. - Independent Living Pathway

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PA 2-1-1 North East
General Information
Description of ServiceComplete assessments to determine what level of care (i.e. nursing home, personal care home or community services) is appropriate for individuals on Medical Assistance to pay for a nursing home stay. A physician’s medical report is needed to start the process.
Long-term care assessments are also completed for those applying for a personal care home Social Security supplement, and for other DPW programs, such as Waiver Services. Facilities and individuals may also request a level of care determination. Casemanagment help older adults to assess their abilities and needs, explore options, develop plans to best utilize their abilities, and arrange for informal and formal supports (in-home services) to meet their needs. With an older adult looking for placement, they can assist older adults who need to enter a nursing home or personal care facility with determining the type of residential placement that will best meet their needs, and with securing such placement. They can also assist those in nursing facilities with returning home with supportive services.
Geographical AreaLycoming
Public TransportationYes
Facility/ADA AccessYes.
Intake ProcedureCall office for an appointment.
Intake RequirementsPhysician's medical report
Client Information
Intended ParticipantsOver 60
Age GroupSenior Citizens
EligibilityThose age 60 and older.
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 2138 Lincoln Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Williamsport, PA 17701
Main Phone 570-323-3096
Hotline Phone 800-332-8555 24-Hour Elder Abuse Hotline
TDD Phone 570-601-0714
Other Phone 800-346-3020
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Type of UpdateE-mail
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: STEP, Inc.
Affiliated Program: STEP, Inc. - Independent Living Pathway
This Service: STEP, Inc. - Assessment and Care Management Lycoming County Office of Aging
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Area Agencies on Aging (TD-1100.6500-050)
Case/Care Management (PH-1000)
Long Term Case/Care Management (PH-1000.4500)
Older Adults (YB-8000)