989.539.8870 majewskic@clareco.net

In Home Respite Care

This service allows the primary caregiver a reprieve from his/her duties by offering companionship, supervision, and assistance to frail elderly persons.

Hours of Service in 2021

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.

Interested or have more questions?

Contact:
Evelyn Allison, In-Home Director
at 989.539.8870 or email Evelyn via the button below.

In Home Services 2020 / 2021 Fiscal Year

Our Mission

The Clare County Senior Services Department mission is to advocate and promote the well being of all persons age 60 and over by providing and coordinating services that address their individual needs.

Clare County Senior Services is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Closed Daily: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Visit Us

212 Broad Street, P.O. Box 438
Harrison, MI 48625

Call Us

989.539.8870

Email Us

Email Carol Majewski, Executive Director
Email Jenn Wilson, Nutrition Education
Email Evelyn Allison, In-Home Services Director

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