Approved by your primary Veteran’s Administration physician, VA Community Care Network Services can assist in a variety of ways such as completion of ADLs, homemaking, meal preparation, and respite for your primary caretaker.
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.
Individualized Home Supports are services that provide support and/or training for people who live in their own home or with family. Areas of focus may include community participation, health, safety and wellness, household management or adaptive skills.
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.