It also offers residents an equipment loan closet and chore services
. It is the lead agency for the Kodiak Area Transit System, which serves the public and nonprofits, says Branson.
"Always ask them, 'What support do you have for caregivers?' The person you're caring for might be eligible for chore services
or housekeeping or respite care," which can give you a break from caregiving, she says.
Disabled & elderly unable to bring items they have to recycle, please call Catholic Family Chore Services
by April 12 to coordinate pickup at (509) 662-6761 extension 3006.
Research respite and chore services
offered by the National MS Society to help periodically with personal care and household chores.
Programs include chore services
, personal assistance, meals on wheels, home visitors, caregiver support, transportation, adult day programs, assisted living, and accessible housing.
* Family service agencies, such as Catholic, Lutheran and Jewish Family Services, which are counseling agencies and, in some cases, service providers for homemaker and chore services
, transportation and money management.
* 10 percent said they would arrange for other types of paid personal care (such as meal services, chore services
, and companion services)
Care given by family members can be supplemented by visiting nurses, home-health aides, friendly visitor programs, home-delivered meals, chore services
, adult daycare centers, and respite services for caregivers who need a break from daily responsibilities.
More than 50 staff members provide Medicare-certified home health services including nursing care, therapy, social work, nutritional support and chore services
to over 150 people each month.
Other HCBS waiver services indirectly related to personal care were excluded (e.g., home health and homemaker or chore services