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    People who are aged, blind or have a disability and are receiving local, state or federal financial assistance to enable them to obtain homemakers or chore workers to help them in their homes.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Adjustment to Vision Loss-Northeast Sight ServicesOur Adjustment to Vision Loss Program consists of four service areas which include Initial Assessment, Adaptive Aids for Daily Living, Referral & Advocacy Services, and Sight Loss Support Groups.LuzerneSocial Services of Northeast SightNortheast Sight Services
    Independent Living and Social Events-Northeast Sight ServicesOur Independent Living Program consists of Life Skills Education programs and a variety of Social and Recreational Events.LuzerneSocial Services of Northeast SightNortheast Sight Services
    In-Home Support-Northeast Sight ServicesIn-Home Support services are designed to assist clients with personal business that can also include other tasks such as balancing checkbooks, handling correspondence, filing applications for benefits and other essential tasks.LuzerneSocial Services of Northeast SightNortheast Sight Services
    Radio Home Visitor-Northeast Sight ServicesWe feel that it is important for our blind and visually impaired clients to remain connected to the news and information they need- we refer our clients to Kings' College Radio, 88.5 FM to help them stay connected to the community by reading the newspaper from 10am-12pm daily. Northeast Sight Services provides referrals to this service.LuzerneSocial Services of Northeast SightNortheast Sight Services
    Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) - Home CarePersonal Care Assistance: Certified Home Care Aides assist the elderly or disabled with bathing and personal care including, dressing, walking, exercise, feeding, toileting, transferring (chair to bed or bed to chair) and bedside care. Case management services are provided to seniors who live alone with no family or caregiver support. This service is often packaged with Homemaker Services. Homemaker Services: When the care of the home becomes too much for the elderly or disabled individual, homemaker, meal, laundry, and errand support is available. Through this program Certified Home Care Aides assist with food shopping, meal preparation, laundry, general errands, and light housekeeping. This service is often packaged with Personal Care Assistance. Respite Services - Trusted Support and a Break: Respite Services offer Care for the Caregiver by providing a much needed break to enjoy family activities, pursue personal interests, relax for awhile or attend to family errands and personal responsibilities. Through this service, Certified Home Care Aides may provide personal care, homemaker services or companion services. Respite services affirm and encourage the primary caregivers and help them return to care giving with confidence, knowledge and a new energy. Companion Services - Avoid Isolation: For those who live alone and are homebound, the Companion Services of VNA offer important personal contact, socialization, and activity during the day with their certified home care aides. Case Management Services: The Case Management Services of VNA offer assistance in establishing a definitive Home Care Plan as well as coordination of necessary services. This service offers peace of mind for those who are responsible for the care of a loved one. Senior Health Specialist Program: Registered Nurses provide Health Specialist services to community based programs for seniors. Services include health check-ups, health screenings such as blood pressure screening and health counseling, specific disease management education, nutrition teaching, and medication review. The program includes valuable communication with the senior’s family. VNA caregivers are supervised and trained by registered nurses. They are employees of the VNA. All necessary employment taxes and insurances are covered by the agency. Each Home Care Aide is screened for drugs, alcohol, and background criminal activity. Prior work references are contacted and screened before applicants are hired.MontgomeryVisiting Nurse Association (VNA) Community Services, Inc. - Montgomery; AbingtonVisiting Nurse Association (VNA) Community Services
    Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) - Home Care - NorristownPersonal Care Assistance: Certified Home Care Aides assist the elderly or disabled with bathing and personal care including, dressing, walking, exercise, feeding, toileting, transferring (chair to bed or bed to chair) and bedside care. Case management services are provided to seniors who live alone with no family or caregiver support. This service is often packaged with Homemaker Services. Homemaker Services: When the care of the home becomes too much for the elderly or disabled individual, homemaker, meal, laundry, and errand support is available. Through this program Certified Home Care Aides assist with food shopping, meal preparation, laundry, general errands, and light housekeeping. This service is often packaged with Personal Care Assistance. Respite Services - Trusted Support and a Break: Respite Services offer Care for the Caregiver by providing a much needed break to enjoy family activities, pursue personal interests, relax for awhile or attend to family errands and personal responsibilities. Through this service, Certified Home Care Aides may provide personal care, homemaker services or companion services. Respite services affirm and encourage the primary caregivers and help them return to care giving with confidence, knowledge and a new energy. Companion Services - Avoid Isolation: For those who live alone and are homebound, the Companion Services of VNA offer important personal contact, socialization, and activity during the day with their certified home care aides. Case Management Services: The Case Management Services of VNA offer assistance in establishing a definitive Home Care Plan as well as coordination of necessary services. This service offers peace of mind for those who are responsible for the care of a loved one. Senior Health Specialist Program: Registered Nurses provide Health Specialist services to community based programs for seniors. Services include health check-ups, health screenings such as blood pressure screening and health counseling, specific disease management education, nutrition teaching, and medication review. The program includes valuable communication with the senior’s family. VNA caregivers are supervised and trained by registered nurses. They are employees of the VNA. All necessary employment taxes and insurances are covered by the agency. Each Home Care Aide is screened for drugs, alcohol, and background criminal activity. Prior work references are contacted and screened before applicants are hired.MontgomeryVisiting Nurse Association (VNA) Community Services, Inc. - Norristown OfficeVisiting Nurse Association (VNA) Community Services

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