Care Coordination Program

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Description:

The Senior Community Services Block Grant/Care Coordination Program is a program for those 60 and older who need in-home services to continue their independent living arrangements.The goal of the program is to assist individuals 60 and older who are at risk of entering a nursing facility.The program is funded by a Senior Community Services Block Grant allocated to the Area Agency on Aging District 7 from the Ohio Department of Aging.

Eligibility:

Individuals age 60 or older who reside in the ten-county service area and meet financial and need requirements. Eligibility is determined following an assessment completed by an assessor from the Area Agency on Aging.

Services:

The program offers two options to receive services:

  1. Traditional Services: As purchased from home care and other agencies.
  2. Self-Directed: Allowing the consumer to become the employer and hire workers of their choice.

Basic service for both options centers around personal care, home-delivered meals, medical transportation, and case management.

Cost:

The program has established financial guidelines based on the federal poverty level. Most consumers find they do not have a charge for services, but it is possible to pay a share of the cost for services provided. Any cost share is determined at the initial assessment and agreed upon before services begin.

How to Find Out More:

Anyone may inquire about the Care Coordination Program by calling 1-800-582-7277 or e-mail info@aaa7.org.

CLICK HERE for the AAA7 Care Coordination Program Brochure