Care management and community-based services are offered to seniors 60 years of age and older. A care manager is assigned to the consumer to assist with ongoing problems or concerns, as well as coordinate and arrange appropriate services. Assistance with budgeting, completing forms, linking to other community agencies, obtaining benefits, and services that may be provided.
There are two different types of community-based programs and services available:
Caregiver Support Program
This program is designed to reduce caregiver stress. The emphasis of this program is to respond directly to the needs of caregivers who are caring for a functionally dependent elderly consumer. Financial reimbursement may be provided for out-of-pocket caregiving expenses, such as personal care services, supplies, assistive devices, or home modifications. Total household income determines the specific percentage of monthly reimbursement.
Options provides a variety of in-home services to consumers age 60 and older to assist in maintaining independence in the community. Services can include Home Delivered Meals, Adult Day Care, respite, home modifications, personal care and homemaking services. Services are based on a comprehensive assessment of the need of the participant. Cost of services may include a participant cost share co-pay. Call 724-847-2262 for more information.