The Home Services program provides homemaker services to those in need due to personal, family and health-related crises.
Home Services include home support, personal care, and caregiver relief.
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Serving the Elderly and Homebound
The Home Services program provides service to consumers age 60 or older in Susquehanna County. The program is divided into specific cost centers- Nursing Facility Ineligible (NFI), Nursing Facility Clinically Eligible (NFCE), WAIVER, National Family Caregiver Support Progra (NFCSP), & Human Services Development Fund (HSDF). These services are provided by Personal Care Aides and include assistance with personal care and light housekeeping duties. Some consumers also receive skilled nursing visits on a quarterly basis. Referrals are received through the Susquehanna County Area Agency on Aging.
Human Services Development Fund
The Human Services Development Fund (HSDF) program is for consumers under the age of 60 who are considered homebound and require assistance with personal care or light housekeeping duties.
Nursing Facility Ineligible
The Nursing Facility Ineligible (NFI) program is for consumers who would not qualify clinically for nursing home care to receive personal care and homemaker services.
Nursing Facility Clinically Eligible
The Nursing Facility Clinically Eligible (NFCE) program, for consumers considered nursing home level, provides in home services instead.
PA Department of Aging Waiver
Need for the PA Department of Aging (PDA) Waiver program has steadily increased since it began. These consumers are considered nursing home level and require the greatest amount of care.
National Family Caregiver Support
The National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP), a program for consumers of all levels of care, provided personal care and homemaker services on a respite basis.