Family Caregiver Support Program
The intent of the
Family Caregiver Support Program is to provide information, support and
assistance to caregivers who are 55 years of age or older or who are providing care to an adult family members, neighbor
or friend who is 60 years of age or older or who has Alzheimer's or a
related dementia. The program consists of the
about available services - Providing current information on
opportunities and services available and linking caregivers to resources.
gaining access to services - Providing assistance to caregivers in
gaining access to services. Assesses problems and capabilities of the
individuals; ensures that the individuals received the services they need,
and are aware of the opportunities available to the individual.
support groups and training - Providing advice, guidance, and
instruction about options and methods of providing support to caregivers in
an individual or group setting.
for respite care - Temporarily, substitute supports or living
arrangements to provide a brief period of relief or rest for caregivers.
Cannot be used move than seven consecutive days nor more than fourteens days
per calendar year.
for supplemental services - Other services to support the needs of
caregivers on a limited basis such as adaptive equipment, chore services,
Home and office visits
are available to assist consumers and families to examine and arrange
community options, short-term intervention, advocacy and prevention
Contact us for more information on the Family Caregiver Program.