Information & Referral:
Provides information about available community resources, assistance with referrals to those resources and advocacy by trained care managers.
Provides evaluation of those persons in need of AAA in home community services. Develops care plans to meet needs.
Provides evaluation of applicants seeking public funding for nursing home, personal care facility, or domiciliary care placement. In-home support services may be offered as an alternative to placement where appropriate.
Provides ongoing casework intervention to ensure quality service delivery and to help maintain older persons in the community.
Family Caregiver Support:
Provides limited financial relief to caregivers for expenses incurred while caring for an individual within their home; this may include assistance with the cost of respite services, medical equipment and supplies, and home modifications.
Provides socialization and specialized activities in a supervised small group setting for disabled adults, including those with Alzheimer-type symptoms.
Provides assistance with personal hygiene activities for homebound individuals. Activities may include assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transferring and feeding.
Home Delivered Meals:
Provides frozen nutritious meals and supplemental food items, delivered once a week to homebound individuals who need assistance with food preparation and have no one available to provide that assistance. Special diet meals are available.
Home Support/Environmental Modifications (Chore Service):
Provides a variety of in-home support services such as heavy cleaning, minor carpentry, plumbing, and electrical repairs, modifying homes to accommodate disabilities.
Provides emergency response machines to consumers who are prone to medical emergencies and falls, and are isolated, having no one to check on them.
Provides older individuals with assistance in locating and securing adequate housing, and assistance with matters relating to landlords, moving, utilities and other housing concerns.
Provides assistance, consultation, and direct representation with civil legal concerns such as Social Security Disability, wills, advanced directives, and consumer issues.
Provides medical supplies to consumers who have limited financial resources and do not qualify for insurance reimbursement.
Provides for the investigation of reports of abuse, neglect, exploitation, and abandonment of elderly consumers in the community as well as in facilities. The focus of this program is to reduce the risk to the older adult by providing a variety of services and legal interventions.
Provides impartial evaluation and assistance in resolving complaints regarding the quality of care provided by long term care facilities and agencies including nursing homes, personal care homes and home health agencies.
Provides placement in certified family homes for adults who cannot live alone and need some supervision with activities of daily living
Provides legal intervention and casework support to a limited number of incapacitated individuals who have no one to act on their behalf.
Provides limited financial assistance to help defray the cost of care for individuals who cannot be served through the customary agency service delivery system.
PA Department of Aging Waiver Program:
Provides in-home services as an alternative to institutional care for those individuals over the age of 60 who are medically eligible for nursing home care and are financially eligible for Medical Assistance.
Is required for certain agency-funded services, in conformance with Pennsylvania Department of Aging rules and regulations. Cost sharing, along with voluntary contributions, helps us to continue to provide a wide range of services to our older consumers.
Nursing Home Transition Program:
This program provides assistance for nursing facility residents to transition back into the community and receive long term living services in their own homes, caregiversí homes or assisted living facilities. The nursing facility resident along with an assigned NHT coordinator develops a care plan for the safe return of the resident to the community. There is also assistance available with locating housing, moving arrangements, household set-up and applying for in home services.