PCA Services include assistance with dressing, bathing, eating, mobility, health-related procedures, redirection of behavior-related concerns, medical appointments, light housekeeping, shopping & meal preparation.
Private Duty Nursing includes home or community-based professional nursing services that are provided to a person based on an assessment of need.
Respite Services are short-term, in or out of home services provided either in the absence of or as relief to the primary caregivers / family members.
Dementia Care includes assistance with dressing, bathing, eating, mobility, health-related procedures, redirection of behavior-related concerns, medical appointments, light housekeeping, shopping & meal preparation. Care is by staff trained specifically in dementia care.
Independent Living Skills training is a service that strives to develop, maintain and improve the community-living skills of a person. Direct Service Professionals will work with clients to address the identified skill development needs. Goal areas may include communication skills, interpersonal skills, reduction or elimination of maladaptive behavior, self-care and overall community orientation and mobility.
Homemaking services may assist with light housekeeping and household activities for persons who are unable. Homemakers may also monitor for a client’s well-being and overall home safety.
ICLS services offer assistance and support for people who need reminders, cues, supervision or physical assistance to remain in their own homes. People 65 years and older who use Elderly Waiver (EW) or the Alternative Care (AC) program are eligible.
Please contact North Star Nursing or your county public health department.
An initial assessment will determine if you meet criteria for any of the available home health programs. The amount of assistance you qualify for and funding options will be discussed at the time of assessment.