In Home Respite Care
1,234 Hours of Service
This Service allows the primary caregiver a reprieve from his/her duties by offering companionship, supervision, and assistance to frail elderly persons. Respite Care provides time away and relief for caregivers taking care of their elderly loved one.
Provides: Companionship supervision and/or assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) for mentally or physically disabled and frail elderly persons in the absence of the primary care giver( s).
Eligibility: Clients must require continual supervision in order to live in their homes or the home of a primary care giver. A substitute caregiver must be required while a primary care giver is in need of relief or otherwise unavailable. Clients also should have difficulty performing or be unable to perform activities of daily living (ADL) without assistance.
Services Include: Respite Care includes attendant care. In this case the client not bed-bound. Companionship and assistance with toileting, eating, and ambulating would be provided. In the case of a client who may be bed bound, basic care is also provided. Basic care includes assistance with the activities of daily living (ADL), routine exercise regiment, and assistance with self-medication. In the case of volunteer in home respite care, only services associated with attendant care would be provided. ADL includes personal hygiene and grooming, meal preparation and kitchen safety, homemaking and leisure pursuits.